The clearest indication yet that Sheffield Wednesday must sign Lewis McGugan

The loanee has been named player of the month at the club for the second month in a row.

With the international break in full flow many a manager will use this time off to formulate plans for next season. For a team like Sheffield Wednesday, there is no doubt that is the case.

They are safe in the Championship but are also too far off the promotion spots to consider going anywhere else. They will be playing Championship football next season.

It means they can begin planning for next season and one of the key players they must want to sign, especially after today, is Lewis McGugan.

The 26-year-old is currently on loan at the club from Watford and the former Nottingham Forest star has enjoyed a fantastic recent run of form at the club.

Today, he was awarded the player of the month award at Hillsborough - as voted for by the fans.

It was the second month in a row he picked up the accolade so Sheffield Wednesday fans are in no doubt, they love him.

Watford could yet end up getting promoted to the Premier League, at which point McGugan's availability would become abundantly clear.

Wednesday fans will be hoping they do, as that could lead McGugan on a path to a permanent switch to Yorkshire.

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