Sheffield Wednesday's season is in danger of slipping away, and there has been a negative feeling around Hillsborough that the Owls cannot shake off.
Sheffield Wednesday were without four of their star players last weekend.
Nottingham Forest host Sheffield Wednesday at the City Ground this afternoon.
Sheffield Wednesday are flying high in the Championship once again, but not every player has shone at Hillsborough.
Bannan has kept Abdi out of Sheffield Wednesday's team in recent months.
Bjarnason's departure for Aston Villa has left a void at his previous club, which could be filled by the struggling Sheffield Wednesday man.
The Swiss international is wanted by the Champions League regulars.
Sheffield Wednesday paid Watford a reported £4 million for Abdi in July.
Sheffield Wednesday will face Wolverhampton Wanderers away from home in the Championship on Saturday.
Abdi was one of several notable Sheffield Wednesday recruits.