Connor Wickham is close to finalising a move to Sheffield Wednesday, according to reports.
The Sheffield Star have claimed that a deal for the forward is closer than ever and could be finalised before the 11pm deadline tonight.
Wickham is said to be scheduled for a medical at Hillsborough this afternoon, with an announcement to follow if everything goes smoothly.
Understand #SWFC are closing in on Crystal Palace forward Connor Wickham.
The striker is scheduled to undergo a medical this afternoon ahead of finalising a loan move. https://t.co/kalN3c8iu5
— Dom Howson (@domhowson) January 31, 2020
The Crystal Palace striker has been heavily linked with a loan exit from Selhurst Park this month with Sheffield Wednesday said to be leading to race for his signature.
Wickham has fallen down the pecking order at Selhurst Park of late, and it seems that the signing of Cenk Tosun could have sealed the fate of the former Sunderland man
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A move to Hillsborough could be a great move for Connor Wickham.
The player is in need of a move to reignite his career after a number of injuries, and Sheffield Wednesday could be the ideal place to do that.
The Owls would be getting a cracking player which means it’s a move that could be ideal for all parties.
Of course with competition from elsewhere it could be tough to do, but time will tell.