Sheffield Wednesday: JJ must be offered new deal

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Is there a faster attacker in the Championship than Jermaine Johnson? Is there a team that doesn’t fear facing him? If you answered “No” to both those questions then you’ll realise why I, for one, would be astounded if JJ isn’t offered a new deal by Sheffield Wednesday.

Even at 33 next month, the Jamaican is a game changer, as he showed in a 45 minute cameo in the last game of the season, having previously fired the Owls to the brink of safety with a burst of four quick-fire goals.

If there are surprises in Dave Jones’ retained list I’d be surprised. Lewis Buxton looks nailed on for a new offer and Miguel Llera has proved his worth while - albeit with less certainty - midfielders David Prutton and Giles Coke have revived their prospects.

But if I was outside that group I might be worried.