Carlos Carvalhal outlines Sheffield Wednesday's Premier League ambitions

Sheffield Wednesday boss Carlos Carvalhal says that his side will be in the same league as Newcastle United within the next two seasons.

Carlos Carvalhal has told the Yorkshire Post that he believes Sheffield Wednesday will be in the same league as Newcastle United within the next two seasons.

Wednesday take Newcastle on at St. James' Park in the Capital One Cup tonight, and Carvalhal is looking forward to seeing his side tested against Premier League opponents. 

The Portuguese boss has been tasked with guiding Wednesday to the top-flight, and he has no doubts that he will be deliver on his mission. 

“I think in a year and a half, we will play in their league if we keep improving the team," he said. "With time, I believe we will soon play in these type of stadiums every week.”

If Wednesday are to get into the Premier League then they will need to improve considerably, after what has been a slow start to the campaign.

The Yorkshire outfit have just two wins to their name over the first eight fixtures, but their performances have provided some cause for optimism.

The Owls' new-found ambitions come on the back of Dejphon Chansiri taking ownership of the club, with considerable funding invested in the improvement of the playing staff. 

What Carvalhal has failed to note is that there is no guarantee that Newcastle will be in the Premier League for the 2017/18 season. 

The Magpies look in disarray at the moment, and they are still looking for their first victory of the top-flight season. 

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