Report: Chesterfield interested in Sheffield Wednesday midfielder Paul Corry

Chesterfield are trying to do a deal for Sheffield Wednesday midfielder Paul Corry.

Chesterfield are trying to strike a deal with Sheffield Wednesday for midfielder Paul Corry, according to Sheffield Star journalist Dom Howson.

Wednesday were reportedly trying to loan out Corry before the loan deadline, but no deal could be agreed.

This wasn't because of a lack of interest in the player, though, as Chesterfield's assistant manager Leam Richardson has gone public with the club's interest in the 23-year-old today.

Corry has spoken of his desire to leave Hillsborough on a temporary basis to get some first-team football, but any potential move to League One will have to be put in hold until January.

The Spireites' failure to strike up a deal before yesterday's loan deadline means that Corry will have to fight for a place at the Yorkshire club for another month, at the very least. 

The central midfielder's chances of making the grade look limited, though, as he has struggled to make any sort of impact since arriving at the club in 2012.

Corry has played just 16 times for Wednesday, with 14 of these appearances coming in his first season at the club. 

It seems that he is well down Stuart Gray's pecking order at Wednesday and the addition of Lewis McGugan on loan makes his chances of breaking into the starting line-up even less likely. 

If Chesterfield do successfully tie up a deal to bring the former University College Dublin man in the near future he would, therefore, likely be relieved to have a chance to showcase his ability.

Paul Cook's side are currently in 11th place in the League One table, having been promoted last season and have made an admirable start to life in the division. 

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