Sheffield Wednesday fans struggle to believe that Forestieri is March's the PFA fans' player of the month

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The Owls' number 45 beat off competition from Bristol City and Leeds United players to win the accolade.

It's hard to deny the impact Fernando Forestieri has had on Sheffield Wednesday's season, but even the Owls' own fans have struggled to come to terms with the forward's latest accolade.

Wednesday endured a difficult start to the month, losing at home to Rotherham United and drawing on the road to Brighton & Hove Albion - in which there is no shame - with Forestieri featuring in neither due to suspension.

Since his return, though, the Owls have recorded back-to-back 3-0 wins, with the Italian providing a goal and an assist in that time.

And his displays in those two fixtures were enough to see him voted as the PFA fans' player of the month, beating off competition from Bristol City's Lee Tomlin (who scored two goals in March), Leeds United's Mirco Antenucci (four) and a host of others who failed to make the final shortlist.

Wednesday are fast becoming the Arsenal of the Championship when it comes to polls, with five of this season's eight monthly awards heading to Hillsborough.

Ross Wallace, Forestieri and Lucas Joao ensured the Owls had three straight winners between September and November, while Gary Hooper claimed the last one in January.

And most Wednesdayites have reacted with amusement...

Ah, there's always one...

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