Sheffield Wednesday’s season so far has been a disaster, with the Owls struggling in mid-table following a succession of negative results.
Four draws on the bounce has seen Carlos Carvalhal’s side plummet down the table, and the Portuguese has it all to do if he is to lead his side to the playoffs for the third year in a row.
January could be a huge month for the club, and Carvalhal will be forced into the market due to his side’s inability to pick up points in recent months.
Failure to secure a top-six finish this season will almost certainly result in the former Besiktas boss’ job, with many fans already beginning to question his future at the club.
New faces are needed at the turn of the year, and one man who could have a positive impact on the squad is Bolton Wanderers’ Josh Vela.
The youngster has impressed since breaking into the first-team in 2011, and here are three key reasons why Carvalhal should target a move for the youngster…