Jack Hunt feels more confident with Gary Hooper starting for Sheffield Wednesday

Sheffield Wednesday signed Gary Hooper on loan from Norwich City.

Jack Hunt has told the Sheffield Star that he feels more confident when Sheffield Wednesday start Gary Hooper.

Hunt is a right-back who likes to get forward, and when Hooper is on the pitch he feels that his endeavour will be rewarded.

The Crystal Palace loanee claims that Hooper is such a good finisher that he knows if he can create chances, they will result in goals.

"He gives confidence for myself," Hunt said. 

“I like to get forward and with the other wide players, you know nine times out of ten that when you give an opportunity that he is at least going to hit the target or score, so that’s a big boost for the team.

“It’s one thing we definitely needed.

“You need to take your chances in this league so Gaz will be brilliant for us.

“He was injured before he joined us so it does take a bit of time to build up your match fitness and get used to the other players.”

Hooper has signed on loan at Wednesday from Norwich City, and he still seems to be getting up to speed at Hillsborough.

Although the former Celtic striker is a proven goalscorer in the Football League, he has not been at his best for the Owls.

Hooper has not played much first team football over the past two seasons, and his lack of match sharpness has been evident so far.

Wednesday will hoping that the 27-year-old’s form improves as he becomes more accustomed to their team, though, and Hunt seems to be in no doubt that his teammate will start hitting the back of the net in the near future.

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