Sheffield Wednesday boss Carlos Carvalhal confirms trio are free to leave club this summer

General view of the Stadium ahead of the match

The Owls boss is preparing to clear out some of the players on the periphery of the squad.

Sheffield Wednesday manager Carlos CarvalhalSheffield Wednesday manager Carlos Carvalhal

Carlos Carvalhal has confirmed that Sergiu Bus, Claude Dielna and Darryl Lachman are all free to leave Sheffield Wednesday this summer, the Sheffield Star reports.

The trio spent much of last season out on loan, with only Bus making any appearances in the Championship for the Owls during a campaign that saw them come within one game of promotion to the Premier League.

Sheffield Wednesday manager Carlos Carvalhal looks dejected

But if any of the trio had hoped to make an impact upon their return from their respective loan spells in the hope that they are deemed to be capable of helping the side go one step further this year, Carvalhal has quashed the possibility by insisting that their futures lie elsewhere.

"They belong to Sheffield Wednesday but are not included in the first-team squad. They are available for transfer and free to go," he told the Star.

Claude Dielna - Sheffield WednesdayClaude Dielna

Although the fact that much of Wednesday's success last season was down to a rotation policy that allowed the squad to hit top gear at the crucial point of the campaign, may have given the three players hope that they still had a role to play this term, Carvalhal's decision to make them available is surely the right one.

Their departures may create some space on the wage bill which may allow the Portuguese to invest in that one player that brings the kind of quality that allows them to clear the final hurdle this year.

General view of Sheffield Wednesday's Hillsborough stadium

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