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Esajas Winging In For Owls

Forgotten winger Etienne Esajas will use tonight's reserve team match with Lincoln City to show he's ready to return to first team action.

The Dutchman has been sidelined with a toe injury for over three months and will complete 45 minutes for the Owls' reserves this morning, it's hoped.

His absence has prompted Owls boss Brian Laws to bring in Michael Gray and more recently Luke Varney to bolster Wednesday's attacking options.

But Esajas told the Sheffield Star that he's hoping to be back before the end of the season, insisting: 'I will do anything to get back. I will give everything. It will be up to the gaffer and will depend on my fitness level. This injury has been a real blow to me.'

It's not the first serious injury the tricky winger has had since his arrival at S6, and he'll be hoping his recovery will be the start of a fresh era for him at the club, no doubt.




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Writer: Nick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday March 25 2009

Time: 1:29PM

Your Comments

please come through unscathed etienne-so you can take bodens place in the matchday squad!!!!!!
supersibon
please come through unscathed etienne-so you can take bodens place in the matchday squad!!!!!!
supersibon
Will be good to see him back.... I think he gives us options nobody else does and he was just getting on a scoring roll when he was injured.
US Owl
Will be good to see him back.... I think he gives us options nobody else does and he was just getting on a scoring roll when he was injured.
US Owl
Out half the season and still has more goals and assists than JJ.
Auckland Owl
Out half the season and still has more goals and assists than JJ.
Auckland Owl
Simply one of our best players
robc
Simply one of our best players
robc
another assist for ettienne in the reserves last night
mansfieldowl
another assist for ettienne in the reserves last night
mansfieldowl
hes one of a few players for us that has genuine talent, i think we would have nicked at least another 6 points at soe point this season if we had etienne and akpo, ah well itll be like 2 new signings for next season which is what brian is probably looking at now, hence the varney signing, it takes the pressure off akpo so he doesnt have to be rushed back.
ozzietheowl
hes one of a few players for us that has genuine talent, i think we would have nicked at least another 6 points at soe point this season if we had etienne and akpo, ah well itll be like 2 new signings for next season which is what brian is probably looking at now, hence the varney signing, it takes the pressure off akpo so he doesnt have to be rushed back.
ozzietheowl
skill pace and end product be it crossing or goals, I think Etienne was on for a good season until his injury, desperately miss someone with his ability on the wing
BIG TONY
skill pace and end product be it crossing or goals, I think Etienne was on for a good season until his injury, desperately miss someone with his ability on the wing
BIG TONY
Etienne or Regi?
GameBurton07
Etienne or Regi?
GameBurton07
LOve him! Don't think he's been forgotten has he?? The sooner he's back fit the better all round - has the same pace and skill as JJ but isn't moody and can actually finish!
SuperOwls
LOve him! Don't think he's been forgotten has he?? The sooner he's back fit the better all round - has the same pace and skill as JJ but isn't moody and can actually finish!
SuperOwls
 

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