Has this Sheffield Wednesday player just confirmed his exit on Instagram?

Claude Dielna appears to have announced his Sheffield Wednesday exit on Instagram.

Forgotten Sheffield Wednesday defender Claude Dielna looks to be on his way out of Hillsborough, according to his latest Instagram post.

Dielna hasn't made a single appearance for the Owls under head coach Carlos Carvalhal, and has made the matchday squad just twice all season - despite injuries to fellow centre-backs Michael Turner, Tom Lees and Glenn Loovens.

But there appears to be a light at the end of the tunnel for the 28-year-old, who uploaded a photo of himself beside another man on the social media site and wrote in French the words "new adventure" accompanied by British and Slovakian flags.

Below, Dielna added "New Deal", "No New Friends" and "Thanks God" in a series of hashtags.


Nouvelle Aventure #NewDeal #NoNewFriends #SiJviens #ThanksGod #GodOverEvil #Godisone

A photo posted by Claude Dielna (@iambilaldielna) on

Not convinced? Well perhaps the biggest clue lies in a comment posted by Wednesday captain Loovens, which read: "good luck modelo (model)".

Dielna is under contract until 2017 at Hillsborough, having arrived on a free transfer from Olympiacos in August 2014.

The Frenchman, who made his name at Istres, appeared 25 times for the Owls last season, scoring once - a last minute winner against Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park.

His early form led to reports in the Birmingham Mail that both Aston Villa and West Bromwich Albion were monitoring his progress, although no offers materialised.

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