Leeds and Sheffield Wednesday fans react to Kyle Lafferty's loan move

Northern Ireland Fans

The forward had been linked with both Leeds United and Sheffield Wednesday in recent times.

Norwich City striker Kyle Lafferty has finally completed a loan move away from Carrow Road, but his destination may surprise some.

While the Mirror recently suggested Sheffield Wednesday were going to pip Championship rivals Leeds United to the Northern Ireland international’s signature, it was in fact Birmingham City who sealed a deal with time running out in the emergency loan window.

Lafferty’s lack of game-time at Norwich was no doubt growing increasingly concerning for everyone involved with Northern Ireland, given his importance to the side heading into Euro 2016.

What the forward needs is matches, and both Wednesday and Leeds could have done with him for different reasons.

The Owls are currently sixth in the Championship, fighting hard for promotion back to the top flight, while Leeds are just hoping for a top-10 finish in what has been an up-and-down campaign.

However, Lafferty has not signed for either of them, instead moving to ninth-placed Birmingham, who will have not given up hope of finishing in the top six come May.

Following the news of Lafferty’s move we took to Twitter to see what Wednesday and Leeds fans thought and you can read a selection of what we found below:

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