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Josh Windass takes aim at Wigan Athletic supporters following Sheffield Wednesday exit rumours

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The future of Sheffield Wednesday attacker Josh Windass is very much up in the air, with the 28-year-old potentially set to make a life-changing move to Argentina in the near future.

Windass is the subject of transfer interest from top flight Argentine outfit Atletico Talleres, managed by his former Rangers coach Pedro Caixinha, with club chairman Andres Fassi confirming that they are in talks with the striker to bring him to South America.

No official offer has been tabled to the Owls thus far, but it hasn’t stopped the speculation from circling regarding the future of Windass.

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In the meantime, Windass has gone at the supporters of his former club Wigan Athletic after some targeted him on social media following the speculation regarding his future.

Having played for the Latics for two years between 2018 and 2020, Windass responded to a supporter by inferring that Wednesday were a much bigger club than Wigan, and then he went even further at the club’s fanbase.

“Okay while your all tweeting me. Wigan fans. I respect your club and your staff. But you lot are so busy,” Windass said.

“I don’t play for your club anymore, I’m on holiday, if all of the fans who tweeted me on here went to the games you might fill the ground.”

The Verdict

It seems as though the constant tweets towards Windass have finally got him to react whilst he enjoys his off-season break.

An initial now deleted tweet of Windass claiming that certain people had ‘short memories’ seemed to rile some Wednesday supporters up, who thought that the forward was criticising them following the speculation linking him to Argentina.

That caused Wigan fans to react as well, and it’s all caused Windass to respond in his own terms.

The more pressing issue is the fact that Windass could well be leaving the Owls and English football in the near future, as it’s unlikely that he’s going to pass up the opportunity to play in Argentinian football.

Despite his injury struggles in 2021-22, Windass would still be a big miss for Wednesday on his best form, but they must focus on getting the best fee for his services now.


25 years old, UCLan Sports Journalism graduate, Preston North End fan

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