Sheffield Wednesday boss Carlos Carvalhal's response when asked why he dropped Aiden McGeady against Brighton

Sheffield Wednesday signed Aiden McGeady on loan from Everton in the January transfer window.

Carlos Carvalhal has told BBC Radio Sheffield that Aiden McGeady dropped out of Sheffield Wednesday’s team due to the rotation policy he has operated with at Hillsborough so far.

McGeady was surprisingly omitted from Wednesday’s match day squad for their match against Brighton & Hove Albion yesterday evening.

However, Carvalhal insists that the Everton loanee has not done anything wrong.

“He’s a new player,” Carvalhal said. “If you ask me about McGeady you must ask me about Jack Hunt and Michael Turner.

“We are in a situation where we use squad rotation.”

Wednesday have used a vast amount of players this campaign, as Carvalhal has consistently tinkered with his line-up.

The formula has worked to good effect to date, as Wednesday have climbed into a play off spot.

Many were expecting McGeady to come in an push the Owls on to new heights, when he arrived from Everton in January. However, the Republic of Ireland international has not had as big an impact as hoped yet.

Wednesday have failed to win any of their last five Championship matches, and McGeady is yet to score in his first six appearances.

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