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Sheffield Wednesday in talks with Premier League midfielder

Sheffield Wednesday are in talks with Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Josh Onomah over a permanent move to the club.

The 22-year-old spent last season on loan with the Owls and they now want to sign him, as per the Sheffield Star.

Onomah made 16 appearances for the Hillsborough side in the past campaign, chipping in with three assists.

Owls boss, Steve Bruce, is in the hunt for numerous signings this summer as he looks to put his own stamp on his relatively newly inherited Wednesday side. The likes of Moses Odubajo, Nick Powell, Sam Morsy and Jake Bidwell have been linked with a move over recent weeks.

Onomah, who was born in London, also worked with Bruce whilst on loan at Aston Villa. He is still young, promising and would offer Wednesday more depth and options in midfield for next season.

The started his career at Spurs and rose up through the youth ranks there. He has represented England at all youth levels from U16 to U21.

Onomah made his first-team debut for Spurs in January 2015 in an FA Cup tie against Burnley at White Hart Lane. He has since made 31 more appearances for the now Champions League finalists.

He spent the 2017/18 season on loan in the Championship with Aston Villa and played 37 games for them in all competitions, scoring four assists. He played a key part in Bruce’s former side getting to the Play-Off final, only to lose to Fulham.

Onomah now looks set to leave Spurs permanently for the first time for Sheffield Wednesday.

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