Vermijl praises Sheffield Wednesday manager in comparison to Manchester United bosses

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Sheffield Wednesday's Marnick Vermijl is enjoying working with manager Stuart Gray.

Belgian defender Marnick Vermijl has praised club boss Stuart Gray in an interview with BBC Radio Sheffield

The full-back signed from Manchester United on transfer deadline day, and has made three appearances in the Championship so far.

He says he is enjoying the challenge, and chance to play regular football in England, which at the age of 23 was necessary for the sake of his career.

Vermijl said: "It's going really well. It's a new step in my career. The first game I did quite well, the second was not my best game, but you learn from it."

The right-back said that Gray's hands on approach is impressing him in comparison to Premier League giants Manchester United.

He said: "I'm enjoying working with him. He's a coach who does everything, he doesn't stand on the side. At United they have coaching staff - here every day he's on the pitch with you, talking."

This he added gives him and his teammates extra incentive to really impress in training, amid the competition for places.

Wednesday have bounced back from a poor run to win three of their last four games, to give them a faint glimpse of the play-offs. Whether they reach that depends on their form, and that of other teams over the last 10 games, but a top 10 finish is certainly an achievable target.

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