Report: Ipswich Town made approach for Sheffield Wednesday's Jordan Rhodes

Jos Luhukay, Manager of Sheffield Wednesday during The Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Sheffield Wednesday and Reading on January 26, 2018 in Sheffield, United Kingdom.

The Sheffield Wednesday striker began his career at Ipswich Town.

Jordan Rhodes of Sheffield Wednesday goes down injured during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Wolverhampton at Hillsborough on December 15, 2017 in Sheffield,...

Sheffield Wednesday striker Jordan Rhodes was the subject of a late approach from Ipswich Town on deadline day, according to the Sheffield Star.

Rhodes was earlier linked with a move to Sunderland, although the report claims the Mackems were eventually put off by the 27-year-old's salary.

The Sheffield Star add that Ipswich then made a tentative enquiry for Rhodes, who began his professional career at Portman Road, after another club showed interest in their ex-Wednesday striker David McGoldrick.

David McGoldrick of Ipswich Town take the ball around goalkeeper Felix Wiedwald of Leeds United during the Sky Bet Championship match between Ipswich Town and Leeds United at Portman Road...

It is claimed, however, that the Tractor Boys left it too late to do a deal for the Owls man.

Rhodes has not started either of Sheffield Wednesday's last two fixtures under Jos Luhukay, and remained on the bench against former club Middlesbrough on Tuesday.

Jos Luhukay, Manager of Sheffield Wednesday during The Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Sheffield Wednesday and Reading on January 26, 2018 in Sheffield, United Kingdom.

The Scotland international had scored 91 goals in 189 Championship games at the time of his move to Hillsborough a year ago, but has just seven in 43 since then.

Injury-ravaged Wednesday would have been down to just two available strikers - Atdhe Nuhiu and Lucas Joao - had they allowed Rhodes to join Ipswich or Sunderland.

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