Barry Bannan reacts on Twitter to Steven Fletcher signing

Sheffield Wednesday's Barry Bannan applauds the fans

Steven Fletcher has joined Sheffield Wednesday on a free transfer after leaving Sunderland.

Sheffield Wednesday's Barry Bannan looks dejected

Sheffield Wednesday midfielder Barry Bannan has taken to social networking site Twitter to welcome Steven Fletcher to the club.

Fletcher has joined Wednesday on a free transfer after leaving Premier League outfit Sunderland at the end of the 2015-16 season.

As announced on the Owls’ official website, the 29-year-old striker has signed a four-year contract with the Championship side.

Sunderland's Steven FletcherSunderland's Steven Fletcher

Bannan has taken to Twitter to express his delight at the signing of Fletcher, and believes that the Scotland international striker will be a success at the Hillsborough Stadium.

Sunderland's Steven Fletcher shoots

Fletcher scored four goals and created eight chances in 16 Premier League appearances for Sunderland last season before joining Marseille on loan in the January transfer window.

The 29-year-old former Hibernian and Wolverhampton Wanderers striker scored two goals and created 16 chances in 12 Ligue 1 matches for Marseille.

Wednesday enjoyed a great 2015-16 campaign and reached the Championship playoff final, which they lost 1-0 to Hull City at the Wembley Stadium in London.

Carlos Carvalhal’s side will be aiming to end up in the top six of the Championship yet again next season.

Sheffield Wednesday's Barry Bannan applauds the fans

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