Report: Sheffield Wednesday want Oliver Burke

Malta's Jonathan Caruana in action with Scotland's Oliver Burke

Sheffield Wednesday are reportedly interested in signing Oliver Burke from RB Leipzig in the summer transfer window.

Scotland's Oliver Burke

Sheffield Wednesday are interested in signing Oliver Burke from RB Leipzig in the summer transfer window, according to The Sun on Sunday (print edition, page 63, June 18, 2017).

According to the report, Wednesday want to sign the former Nottingham Forest winger on a loan deal for the 2017-18 season.

Oliver Burke in action for RB Leipzig

Burke joined German club RB Leipzig from Forest in the summer of 2016 for a transfer fee reported by The Sun on Sunday (print edition, page 63, June 18, 2017) to be worth £13 million.

The Scotland international winger was able to make only five starts for RB Leipzig in the Bundesliga last season, scoring one goal and providing two assists in the process, according to WhoScored.

Ralph Hasenhuttl’s side finished second in the Bundesliga last season and will feature in the group stage of the Champions League in 2017-18.

Meanwhile, Wednesday will be aiming to achieve automatic qualification from the Championship to the Premier League at the end of the 2017-18 season.

Nottingham Forest's Oliver Burke celebrates scoring their third goal

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