Three potential Wednesday signings as Gray makes encouraging statement about their ambition

Sheffield Wednesday

We take a look at players Sheffield Wednesday should consider signing this summer.

Sheffield Wednesday manager Stuart Gray has told the Sheffield Star that he is hoping to shop in a different market now that there are new owners in charge of the club.

The Owls have been restricted in the transfer market for some time, with the side not having too much money to invest in improving their squad.

However, following the arrival of the wealthy Dejphon Chansiri, Gray believes that he will have funds to spend and admits that he is looking to shop for more quality in the summer.

“Hopefully now I can get to sit down with him and talk about budgets and maybe allow me to shop in a different market when bringing players into the club," Gray said.

In this piece we take a look at some of the options that may be available to Wednesday, if they are determined to invest heavily.

Anthony Knockaert

If Wednesday are looking for proven Championship quality, then they have to be considering making an offer to Leicester City's Anthony Knockaert

The winger has struggled for first-team starts this season, but Knockaert has been a match-winner in England's second tier previously. 

The Frenchman was one of the major reasons Leicester were able to get promoted last season and he still has a lot to offer. 

Blessed with pace, skill and trickery, he is a flamboyant talent who can get fans off their seats and he would make a wonderful addition at Hillsborough.

Knockaert is out of contract in the summer and if Wednesday do have money to spend on wages, he should be the first signing they make. 

Jamie Murphy 

The arrival of Jamie Murphy at Wednesday would be good news for more reason than one.

Not only would the Sheffield United winger bring a lot of quality to the Owls' starting line-up, his arrival would also prove their authority over their near neighbours.

Murphy has been one of the Blades most prominent players this season in League One and he has all the attributes required to be a weapon at a higher level.

Although he wouldn't come cheap, his signing would be very welcome at Hillsborough and it would be a real statement of their intent.

Glenn Murray

The Crystal Palace forward has consistently proven his knack of scoring goals in the Championship and he would surely make a great addition. 

The Eagles have a huge amount of strikers available to them and although Murray has been handed some chances more recently, rumours are still circulating about his future. 

Gray has spoken recently about his desire to sign a 20 goal a season striker and Murray looks to have the potential to fill that void in their squad, whilst complementing their current options.

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