Report: Sheffield Wednesday expect to sign Jake Kean within 48 hours

Jake Kean

Sheffield Wednesday have been linked with Norwich City’s Jake Kean.

Jake Kean

According to the Mirror (live transfer thread, July 16th 2016 at 18:18), Sheffield Wednesday expect to confirm the signing of Norwich City goalkeeper Jake Kean.

The report claims that Wednesday’s back-up goalkeeper Lewis Price is to join Rotherham United on a two-year deal, with Norwich’s Kean to come in and take his place.

Kean started his career at Derby County, coming through the Rams’ youth academy before joining fellow Championship side Blackburn Rovers at the end of the 2008-09 season.

Jake Kean

He spent six years at Ewood Park, enjoying loan spells at the likes of Rochdale, Yeovil Town and Oldham Athletic before moving to Norwich on a two-year deal to act as understudy to John Ruddy.

Without making a single appearance with the Canaries, he is now tipped to join Wednesday in a similar role.

The Owls narrowly missed out on a spot in the Premier League last season as they were defeated 1-0 in the Championship final at Wembley by Steve Bruce’s Hull City side.

Jake Kean

The Yorkshire side have been intent on strengthening their squad ahead of this season, yet to date their only noticeable arrival has been Steven Fletcher on a free transfer following his release from Sunderland.

Kean, 25, will provide competion to Kieren Westwood and number two Joe Wildsmith this coming season.

Jake Kean

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