Glenn Loovens comments on Sam Hutchinson’s playing style

Sheffield Wednesday

Sam Hutchinson has been a regular for Sheffield Wednesday so far this season.

Sheffield Wednesday defender Glenn Loovens has suggested to The Yorkshire Evening Post that he does not have any problems with teammate Sam Hutchinson’s playing style.

Hutchinson is an all-action midfielder and has picked up 10 bookings in 15 matches.

The 26-year-old former England Under-19 international is serving a two-match suspension, and many will suggest that he needs to change his playing style.

However, Former Feyenoord and Celtic centre-back Loovens does not appear to have any problems with the former Chelsea prospect and has told The Yorkshire Evening Post: “I try to have a word every game but it has not helped so far.

"He’s a very aggressive player and that’s what makes him the player he is. Of course, sometimes he goes into a challenge where you think ‘that’s not the smartest thing to do!’”

Hutchinson, who joined Wednesday on a permanent contract in the summer of 2014, missed last weekend’s Championship game against Huddersfield Town at home.

The midfielder is also suspended for this Saturday’s league fixture against Blackburn Rovers away from home at Ewood Park.

The former Nottingham Forest loanee has created seven chances in 13 Championship appearances for the Owls so far this season. Hutchinson has a pass accuracy of 79%, and has won 16 headers and 17 tackles.

Wednesday are eighth in the Championship table at the moment with 27 points from 17 matches, just a point behind sixth-place Birmingham City.

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