Yorkshire news Owls look set to miss out on defensive target with Blackburn poised to win race MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - Jarrad Branthwaite, the Everton centre-half, looks destined to join Wednesday's divisional rivals on loan before the end of this month's transfer window
Breaking News ! Sheffield Wednesday look set to miss out on loan target Jarrad Branthwaite. The Everton defender was attracting considerable interest from a clutch of Championship clubs. Wednesday were one of them, keen to add cover in at centre-half given the flurry of injuries that has affected that position this term. But it looks as though the 18-year-old is now set to join divisional rivals Blackburn, according to our colleagues at Lancs Live. Get the latest Sheffield Wednesday news Stay up to date with all the latest Sheffield Wednesday news from Dom Howson and the team at Yorkshire Live across our social media channels. Twitter: You can follow our dedicated Sheffield Wednesday Twitter account and our Owls writer Dom Howson. Facebook: You can follow our Sheffield Wednesday page.
. The Liverpool Echo report that a move is being finalised, with the teenager set to head out this month in order to gain more first-team football. Signed for £750,000 from League Two Carlisle United, Branthwaite has yet to build on his four Premier League appearances picked up last season. Earlier this month Ancelotti said: "Branthwaite might be able to go on loan for six months; we are not at this moment, thinking about signing new players."
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Wednesday have Dominic Iorfa out for the season whilst Julian Borner has missed the last month of games. In addition, loanee Aden Flint has now returned to parent club Cardiff City which leaves Wednesday with just Tom Lees, Chey Dunkley and Joost van Aken as fit senior centre-halves. The transfer window is open until February 1.
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