Sheffield Wednesday fans react to club's update on Joost van Aken

Fans of Sheffield Wednesday look on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Stoke City at Hillsborough Stadium on September 15, 2018 in Sheffield, England.

The defender stepped up his bid for full fitness with Sheffield Wednesday's Under-23s on Monday.

Joost van Aken of Sheffield Wednesday during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Sheffield United at Hillsborough on September 23, 2017 in Sheffield, England.

Sheffield Wednesday's Joost van Aken looks to be closing in on a return to fitness.

Van Aken last played for the Owls in August, having sat out the final five months of last season with a separate problem.

But the Dutch defender made his second appearance for Sheffield Wednesday's Under-23s on Monday, playing an hour in a 2-1 defeat against Bolton Wanderers.

 

That update was tweeted out by Wednesday's official Twitter account the following afternoon, although the response from a number of Owls fans was far from positive.

Here is what they are saying...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sheffield Wednesday are reported to have agreed to pay up to £4 million to sign Van Aken from Heerenveen a year ago.

But despite impressing with his technical ability, the defensive side of the 24-year-old's game has often left much to be desired.

And one of his more forgettable days came in last season's Steel City derby at Hillsborough - an occasion one Sheffield United fan has not forgotten...

Nevertheless, there has been some support for Van Aken...

 

 

Can Van Aken recover from that disappointing start to his Sheffield Wednesday career?

Fans of Sheffield Wednesday look on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Stoke City at Hillsborough Stadium on September 15, 2018 in Sheffield, England.

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