Free agent Alexander Milosevic is a target for Sheffield Wednesday.
Football Insider is reporting that the Sweden international, who is currently without a club, is on the Championship club’s radar.
New manager Steve Bruce is keen on adding to his side’s defensive options and has earmarked the 26-year-old as a potential addition.
That is no surprise as Wednesday have the third worst defensive record in the league after 26 games, conceded 42 goals.
Milosevic allowed his contract to run down and expire at the end of December for his former club AIK in Sweden and could be an astute signing for the Hillsborough club amid their financial issues.
He would not cost a transfer fee which is a bonus for the club and Bruce who are working under the constraints of Financial Fair Play.
The Championship club face competition from Spanish clubs Elche, Las Palmas and Valladolid as well as several Major League Soccer sides for his services.
With that said, we asked our team of FLW writers if they thought this move would be a good one by Bruce and Wednesday.
Here’s what they said…
“I have a deep suspicion of players coming from other countries into the Championship.
“The Owls need proven players, fighters ready to face the wrath of an angry crowd.
“The situation at Hillsborough is critical, and I don’t see him as the right man to help deal with that.”
“I don’t think so.
“Wednesday have plenty of centre-back options but if they were to bring another one in it should be somebody a bit more proven.
“Bringing him would not be a bad thing by any means, but I can’t see him having an impact.”
“He’s an unproven talent.
“But the Swedish defender could be worth a punt as Sheffield Wednesday are struggling this season defensively.
“He’d add some much-needed depth in that area and would be worth the gamble.”