Sheffield Wednesday fans on react on Twitter to Gary Madine's departure

Sheffield Wednesday striker Gary Madine has joined Blackpool on loan.

Sheffield Wednesday have today confirmed that striker Gary Madine has joined Championship rivals Blackpool on loan until the end of the season.

Madine, 24, joined Wednesday from Carlisle back in 2011, and his 18 goals in the 2011-12 season fired the Owls to promotion back to the Championship.

Yet after some off-field misdemeanours, Madine's impact at Hillsborough has been damaged, and he ended last season on loan with former club Carlisle.

This term, Madine has been a backup to the likes of Atdhe Nuhiu and Stevie May, before a productive loan spell with Coventry, where he scored five goals in 13 games for the Sky Blues.

Now, Madine is off out on loan again, this time joining Blackpool until the end of the season with the Tangerines desperate for a hero in their fight for Championship survival.

Ultimately, Wednesday's signing of Will Keane and Sergio Bus last week were always going to have an impact on Madine's future at Hillsborough, and now he may have played his last game for Wednesday considering that he's out of contract at the end of this season.

Fans took to Twitter to discuss the move, with some saying he deserved more of a chance this season, and others suggesting that it was best that he left the club.

Here are reactions from Sheffield Wednesday fans after Madine's move to Blackpool...

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