Carlos Carvalhal’s Sheffield Wednesday currently sit in 12th place in the Sky Bet Championship, after a mixed start to the season.
The Owls owner Dejphon Chansiri has invested heavily into the side over the last few years, but he has seen the side fall at the final hurdle in the last few seasons in the quest for promotion to the top-flight.
Do you think Chansiri may be losing interest in the Owls after so many failed attempts?
The writers here at Football League World voice their opinion…
You wouldn’t like to think so.
The riches of the Premier League should be the aim for any owner in the Sky Bet Championship, and Sheffield Wednesday’s should be no different.
Chansiri might not have invested huge amounts of money over the summer, but it cannot be ignored what has been spent in the past.
Maybe they feel Carvalhal has had enough money and needs to work with what he has.
There could be signs of that.
Chasiri has invested a lot in the Owls and so far he’s not really got the return he has wanted from that.
He spent big again on Jordan Rhodes in the summer but the only other outlay was Joost van Aken and so it seems Carlos Carvalhal has to deal with what he has.
The Portuguese has spent good money and now needs to deliver promotion or the funding might just start to decline – or he’ll lose his job.
The Wednesday owners should’ve gone all out to back Carlos Carvalhal.
He has delivered successive top six finishes and this season there wasn’t a standout team like we’ve seen previously.
Instead, Carvalhal had to play Daniel Pudil at centre-back for a few games and Wednesday are also light in other areas.
He has proven himself and needed an extra two or three quality players, but they didn’t arrive, so what do the owners expect?
The businessman invested £10 million to bring Jordan Rhodes to the club this summer, a pretty significant fee for a Championship club.
There has never been any suggestion from anyone in the club that the chairman has been withholding funds, and perhaps Carlos Carvalhal simply felt that he did not need to make drastic changes to his squad.
I am sure the money is there if the Portuguese needs it.