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Wednesday continue Antonio chase

Wednesday continue Antonio chase

Wednesday are continuing their attempts to bring last season's loan star Michail Antonio back to Hillsborough on a a permanent basis.

The wing wizard returned to parent club Reading after helping the Owls to promotion to the Championship last term thanks to a superb loan stint in the blue and white stripes.

He's high on Owls boss Dave Jones's wanted list this summer and, despite Reading's promotion to the Premier League, Jones hasn't given up hope of bringing the jet-heeled player back to South Yorkshire.

Jones has revealed that Antonio is keen to come back to Wednesday and Owls chief executive Paul Aldridge is said to be in 'constant contact' with the Royals, who are in no rush to sell him.

Antonio's form with Wednesday last season, coupled with his expected drop down the pecking order at Reading following their promotion, could alert more teams to his services.

But Jones has said the Owls won't give up their chase until they receive a definite answer from Reading about his future.

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Date:Monday June 11 2012
Time: 9:27PM


I really hope that we can secure this guy, but there's always two things to consider. 1. If a player doesn't want to be here, we shouldn't want him here, either. I don't write that as sour grapes or as a put down to any player that doesn't want to join up with Wed., but we need players whose hearts are in it for the blue and white and really want to help bring this club back to where it belongs. It sounds like this is where Antonio is, and that's terrific! 2. No one man is a team. That said, he sure made an impact on ours, last season! I really hope that we can secure him so that he can continue his work with us. A double promotion next season would be magic! UTO!!!
Wednesday in Iowa
11/06/2012 23:52:00
Iowa, I think he has expressed desire to play for us, it's just that Reading would not accept our bids yet. If all parties agree on a deal it will be great.
12/06/2012 00:38:00
I see were in the hunt for another defender according to SKY Magnus Okuonghae anyone know owt about him apart from being the Colchester skipper?
12/06/2012 12:31:00
Looks like he is going to Celtic anyway !!
12/06/2012 12:58:00
Anyhow just to get us all talking again during this end of season lull as we are are beefing up our defence we have had some excellent Centre Back Partnerships over the years but one of my all time favourites was Micky Lyons & Mark Smith 83/84 what about yours ?
12/06/2012 13:02:00
This isn't Owlstalk pal
12/06/2012 18:41:00
The longer the saga goes on with Antonio the more chance there is of us being gazumped. Let's get it done or move on!
12/06/2012 19:16:00
Pearson and shirtliff
Wads Wiggle
12/06/2012 19:21:00
Thanks for your stimulating comment Belle**80
12/06/2012 20:36:00
Walker + whoever played next to him
12/06/2012 22:02:00
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