'Klopp made the right call': Sheffield Wednesday fans react to reports they wanted Liverpool's Ryan Kent

A Sheffield Wednesday supporter enjoys the atmosphere during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Sheffield Wednesday at Amex Stadium on January 20, 2017 in...

Sheffield Wednesday are another club said to have been keen on the Liverpool winger.

Ryan Kent of Liverpool during a pre-season friendly match between Tranmere Rovers and Liverpool at Prenton Park on July 12, 2017 in Birkenhead, England.Ryan Kent in action for Liverpool

So Sheffield Wednesday did try to recruit winger after all, according to the Sheffield Star. It is claimed the Owls held discussions with Liverpool over a loan deal for Ryan Kent, who impressed on loan to Barnsley last season - scoring three goals and assisting as many in 44 appearances.

Wednesday were not alone in their interest, however, and Kent was ultimately loaned to Bundesliga side SC Freiburg, leaving Carlos Carvalhal's side - who were also credited with interest in Southampton's Josh Sims and Watford's Isaac Success - empty handed.

Carlos Carvalhal, Manager of Sheffield Wednesday looks on prior to the Sky Bet Championship Play Off Semi Final 1st leg match between Huddersfield Town and Sheffield Wednesday at Galpharm...Sheffield Wednesday head coach Carlos Carvalhal

The club's failure to address their perceived need for pace out wide frustrated a significant number of Owls supporters throughout the summer, and many believe Kent would have been a shrewd addition.

Others, however, feel that loaning the Liverpool youngster would have been something of a pointless exercise, given how other wingers borrowed from the Premier League have fared at Hillsborough in recent seasons.

Connor Goldson of Brighton and Hove Albion and Callum McManaman of Sheffield Wednesday clash during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Sheffield Wednesday at...Callum McManaman (right) in action for Sheffield Wednesday

Here's what the fans are saying on Twitter...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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