Lee Bullen in awe of Sheffield Wednesday new signing Kadeem Harris

(L-R) Yves Bissouma of Brighton challenges Kadeem Harris of Cardiff City during the Premier League match between Cardiff City and Brighton & Hove Albion at the Cardiff City Stadium on...

The Owls have brought the winger to Hillsborough on a free transfer following his release by Cardiff this summer.

(L-R) Yves Bissouma of Brighton challenges Kadeem Harris of Cardiff City during the Premier League match between Cardiff City and Brighton & Hove Albion at the Cardiff City Stadium on...

Sheffield Wednesday caretaker manager Lee Bullen has spoken very highly of the Owls' summer signing Kadeem Harris, admitting he "would have hated to play against him" during his professional footballing days, as reported in The Star.

The 26-year-old winger, who has signed a two-year contract at Hillsborough according to the outlet, has impressed in Wednesday's pre-season friendlies and is very much in line to make his competitive debut in their Championship season opener against Reading on Saturday.

 

Harris had been with Cardiff City since 2012, helping them win promotion to the Premier League in 2018 and playing 13 times in the top flight last season - 15 in all competitions - and scoring one goal (Transfermarkt).

Following his release by Neil Warnock's side at the end of last season, Harris - who began his career with Wycombe Wanderers and has also had loan spells with Barnsley and Brentford - linked up with the Owls (official website), and Bullen could hardly be more impressed with what he's seen so far.

Lee Bullen caretaker manager of Sheffield Wednesday looks on prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Preston North End at Hillsborough Stadium on December...

"He just scares full-backs," Bullen told The Star. "He's the type of player when I played that I would have hated to play against him. He has got that vital ingredient of pace in the modern game and I think it is something over the last three or four seasons at Sheffield Wednesday that we have been lacking a little bit.

"He has brought that in and Moses [Odubajo] has got similar sort of pace and big Dom [Iorfa] when he starts galloping is a sight to behold so we have got a bit more legs in the squad now. We can balance it when we need that injection of pace and energy when we have days where we are going to have to be a little more pragmatic against good opposition."

Harris will get the opportunity to line up against his former side as the two are both in the Championship this season, meeting on 19 October in the Welsh capital and on 29 December at Hillsborough.

Kadeem Harris of Cardiff looks on during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Cardiff City at Anfield on October 27, 2018 in Liverpool, United Kingdom.

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