Sheffield Wednesday chairman makes assurance over club's transfer plans

Sheffield Wednesday Chairman Dejphon Chansiri after the match

The Owls are a win away from a Premier League return.

Sheffield Wednesday Chairman Dejphon Chansiri after the matchSheffield Wednesday Chairman Dejphon Chansiri

 

Sheffield Wednesday chairman Dejphon Chansiri has paid tribute to the Owls' fans after they sold out their allocation for Saturday's play-off final, via the club website.

Exiled from the Premier League for 16 seasons, Wednesday face Yorkshire rivals Hull City at Wembley in what could be the final outing of several Owls players.

As things stand, loan signings Daniel Pudil, Vincent Sasso, Michael Turner, Joe Bennett, Alex Lopez and Aiden McGeady - who won't feature according to Ireland manager Martin O'Neill - are all due to return to their parent clubs, while Lewis Price, Jose Semedo and Caolan Lavery are out of contract.

Brighton's Jiri Skalak is consoled by Sheffield Wednesday's Daniel Pudil after the gameBrighton's Jiri Skalak is consoled by Sheffield Wednesday's Daniel Pudil

 

Whichever division Carlos Carvalhal's men are in next term, a summer of change lies in wait as the Owls look to build on this season's achievements.

Galatasaray right-back Sabri Sarioglu and strikers Lee Gregory and Sandro Wanger, of Millwall and Darmstadt respectively, have all been linked with moves to Hillsborough in recent weeks.

Lee Gregory of Millwall celebrates scoring his teams first goalLee Gregory of Millwall celebrates

However, Chansiri insisted at the bottom of his message that Wednesday's focus remains on Hull City.

"The focus on everyone at the club, at the training ground and the stadium, is 100 per cent on the final," the Thai businessman told the Owls' website.

"As Carlos has said time and again, the only focus can be on the next game. We have not looked beyond Saturday and will not so until the final whistle.

"Of course, there has been media speculation regarding transfers and the like for next season but I can assure our supporters that not a single technical meeting has taken place on that subject.

"All that matters right now is Saturday….everything else must wait."

Sheffield Wednesday celebrate after the gameSheffield Wednesday players and staff celebrate reaching Wembley

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