Report: Sheffield Wednesday interested in Grant Hanley

Blackburn Rovers Grant Hanley and Bristol City's Lee Tomlin in action

Glasgow Rangers and Derby County are also reportedly interested in signing Blackburn RoversGrant Hanley in the summer transfer window.

Blackburn's Grant Hanley

Sheffield Wednesday are interested in signing Grant Hanley from Championship rivals Blackburn Rovers in the summer transfer window, according to The Sun.

It has been reported by the British tabloid that Wednesday want Hanley in order to boost their chances of winning promotion to the Premier League at the end of the 2016-17 campaign.

According to The Sun, the 24-year-old defender will cost about £5 million in transfer fee.

Grant Hanley of Blackburn Rovers

The Scotland international has been on the books of Blackburn his entire professional career so far and has a contract with the Championship club until June 2018, according to

Both The Huddersfield Examiner and The Sun recently credited Derby County with interest in Hanley (click here to read more).

Blackburn Rovers Grant Hanley

Back in March, The Times claimed that Rangers manager Mark Warburton wants to add Hanley to his squad.

Rangers’ interest might have cooled down now, though, as the Scottish Premiership-bound side have recently signed defender Clint Hill on a free transfer.

Hanley scored two goals and created 12 chances in 44 Championship appearances for Blackburn last season.

The defender had a pass accuracy of 69% and a shot accuracy of 29%, and won 206 headers, 13 dribbles and 63 tackles.

Grant Hanley celebrates after scoring the third goal for Blackburn

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