Sheffield Wednesday boss Carlos Carvalhal has confirmed the positive news that striker Gary Hooper will be available this weekend.
Gary Hooper has been sidelined for a while but he returns to boost Carlos Carvalhal’s attacking options ahead of Sheffield Wednesday’s attempts to reach the play-offs.
Hooper will be able to put his name in the hat for some game time this weekend, competing with a number of top strikers at the club.
The Owls prepare to travel across South Yorkshire to take on Barnsley at Oakwell in Saturday’s early kick-off, knowing that a win would guarantee their place in the top six by the end of the weekend.
Hooper’s return is bound to boost the Owls ahead of this game.
Sheffield Wednesday fans took to Twitter to express their (largely) happy opinions regarding this news.
Here are a selection of the best tweets from Sheffield Wednesday fans in response to the news that Gary Hooper is back.
Everyone getting excited, just like in Jan with Rhodes….3 games later still waiting for the next messiah!
— Daniel Fairchild (@danfairchild84) March 31, 2017
— Jill ???????? (@RlJill) March 31, 2017
— daniel barrass (@danielbarrass2) March 31, 2017
— Callum (@atdhenuhiu17) March 31, 2017
— Josh Ashton (@JoshAshton91) March 31, 2017
Good luck with that dingles.
— RT (@RT1867) March 31, 2017