Darren Moore provides fitness update on influential Sheffield Wednesday man

Sheffield Wednesday boss Darren Moore has confirmed that Barry Bannan picked up a knock within the win over MK Dons on Saturday, though he’s assured the difficulty isn’t critical.

The central midfielder has been a key determine for the Owls over time and his huge affect on the crew stays. Therefore, it was a priority to see him go off within the second half of the win in opposition to MK Dons.

And, speaking to the Sheffield Star, Moore gave an replace on his captain, as he revealed {that a} contact damage was the rationale for his withdrawal.

He did have a little bit knock on his knee. He turned out on the ball and was on the tip of a crunching deal with. But I believe he’s OK. Don’t overlook it’s early within the season. Players are nonetheless discovering their match health and all the pieces else.

We took him off for the knock, we noticed him struggling a bit.”

Wednesday face Sunderland within the League Cup this week, while they’re again in League One motion once they face Charlton on Saturday.

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The verdict

It’s all the time a fear for the Owls when Bannan goes off as though they’ve a superb squad, he stays the talisman and is a standout participant within the third tier.

So, this replace is encouraging and the actual fact the Scotsman left the stadium strolling freely affords extra motive for optimism.

It wouldn’t be a shock if Bannan didn’t function in opposition to Sunderland within the cup however you’ll anticipate him to be again within the XI in opposition to the Addicks for what’s one other huge recreation.

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