Owls target permanent Antonio deal
Wednesday boss Dave Jones has revealed he's trying to sign former loan star Michail Antonio on a permanent deal from Reading.
The 22-year-old wing wizard made a huge impression on Jones and Owls fans alike in helping Wednesday to automatic promotion from League One.
And Jones is looking to see if he can bring the player back to S6 this summer, telling BBC Radio Sheffield that the club is in discussions with the Royals over the player.
Reading's promotion to the Premier League may aid Wednesday's chances. Antonio featured for the Royals last season between loan stints with Colchester United and the Owls.
But their promotion to the top-flight is likely to see boss Brian McDermott further strengthen his squad, something which could see Antonio fall down the pecking order.
The winger made 14 appearances for the Owls towards the end of the season, scoring five goals along the way. Two of them were crucial - he netted a late, late winner in the 2-1 win over Carlisle United and also scored in Wednesday's promotion-clinching triumph against Wycombe Wanderers on the last day of the season.