Sheffield Wednesday boss Carlos Carvalhal praises Owls chairman Dejphon Chansiri for backing in the transfer market

Wednesday are currently sixth in the Championship.

Sheffield Wednesday boss Carlos Carvalhal has heaped praise upon the club's owner Dejphon Chansiri for the financial support he has received when it has come to bringing new players to Hillsborough, the Sheffield Star reports.

The Owls' recent run of five wins in their last seven Championship outings has left them just inside the play-off places, and Carvalhal suggested that it is Chansiri's willingness to sign specific targets that is helping maintain the positive feeling around the club currently. 

"The chairman is doing fantastic in bringing the players we want," he told the Star.

"The players are happy here which is something very positive and the chairman is doing very well."

Having signed the likes of Fernando Forestieri for around £3m (via Star) and Marco Matias for around £2.2m (via Star) in the summer, Chansiri would have been forgiven for keeping the chequebook closed during the January window. 

However, he has once again backed up his confidence in Carvalhal by spending a further £3m to sign Gary Hooper (via Star), while also completing a deal to make Jack Hunt's loan switch from Crystal Palace permanent (via Sky Sports). 

And, judging by their recent performances, that confidence appears to be filtering down to what has been happening on the pitch, and may prove to inspire the side to continue their promotion push right until the end of the season.

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