Carlos Carvalhal pleased with Michael Turner's Sheffield Wednesday debut

Michael Turner made his first appearance for Sheffield Wednesday since signing on loan from Norwich City against Bolton Wanderers.

Sheffield Wednesday boss Carlos Carvalhal has told the Sheffield Star that he was impressed by Michael Turner's debut for the side.

The experienced centre-back started his first game for the Owls against Bolton Wanderers on Tuesday evening, and he helped them to keep a clean sheet in a 0-0 draw.

It was a good start to Turner's Wednesday career, after he joined on loan from Norwich City, and Carvalhal says his partnership with Tom Lees at the heart of the side's defence should develop into a very impressive one. 

"Michael did very well,” he said. “I’m very happy with him as I am with all the players.

“It was the first time Michael had played in a long time but his partnership with Tom Lees was good.

“In any collective, when we change the players, usually they have a good connection and understand each other because we have a way of playing.”

Turner has vast experience of playing in the Championship, having represented the likes of Brentford, Hull City and Sunderland over the course of his career.

His addition to Wednesday strengthens Carvalhal's defensive options, and he joins a quality squad at Hillsborough.

At the moment the Owls main problems are not with their defence, though, as they have struggled for goals so far this term.

Wednesday have scored just seven times in as many matches to start their season, and unless they can find a more potent cutting edge to their game, then meeting their high expectations will be a tough challenge. 

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