Ashley Baker tweets after signing new Sheffield Wednesday contract

A general view of Sheffield Wednesday's Hillsborough stadium on April 26, 2016 in Sheffield, England. The fresh inquests into the 1989 Hillsborough disaster, in which 96 football...

Baker has yet to make a senior appearance for Sheffield Wednesday.

A general view of Sheffield Wednesday's Hillsborough stadium on April 26, 2016 in Sheffield, England. The fresh inquests into the 1989 Hillsborough disaster, in which 96 football...

Ashley Baker has tweeted his delight after extending his contract at Sheffield Wednesday by two and a half years.

The 21-year-old moved to Hillsborough from Cardiff City in January 2017, and was due to become a free agent in the summer.

But Baker has now followed in the footsteps of fellow Owls Under-23s stars Connor O'Grady, Jack Stobbs and Connor Kirby, by signing up long-term.

Unlike the trio, however, Baker has yet to make his first team bow for Wednesday, although he appears to be getting close - having been named among the substitutes on eight occasions this season.

And after Jack Hunt's injury, the full-back's chance could well arrive in the Owls' final two fixtures, against Wolverhampton Wanderers and Norwich City.

A general view of the Steve Bull stand at Molineux ahead of the Barclays Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Tottenham Hotspur at Molineux on March 6, 2011 in...

That said, with Wednesday's Under-23s only needing a point to secure the title against Burnley on Friday, Saturday's trip to Molineux may come too soon for Baker.

Should Sheffield Wednesday give the Welshman his chance against Wolves / Norwich?

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