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Sheffield Wednesday......Milan Mandaric

Sheffield Wednesday......Milan Mandaric

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MILAN Mandaric insists that Sheffield Wednesday’s rebuilding on and off the field will carry on though the August transfer window has closed.

The chairman is pleased with the club’s summer transfer business but will back Gary Megson’s plan to delve into the loan market if necessary.

Mandaric also looked backed on a busy summer and said: “In general I am pleased. It was difficult and hectic for us in the transfer window.

“We tried to get quality players and, while we are a good club. a lot of players would like to play in the Championship.

“We had disappointing times when I agreed with the club and player, but at the last minute a club from the Championship came in and took the player away.

“But I am happy with the players we have brought in. It looks as if they are responding very well, and we have signed a striker, Ryan Lowe, who has scored a lot of goals.

“It’s not over yet. The window opens for loans next week. We don’t have to stop here.”

Mandaric, who appointed a new director, former Portsmouth and Leicester finance executive Mark Johnson, yesterday, also intends to keep improving the club’s infrastructure as well as the team:

“There are around five clubs that we need

to compete with. We’ll be up there, I think. I’m hoping we can give our supporters something to cheer about.

“Chris O’Grady is a good player but he is injured. We are waiting for people to come back, and we’ll look at where we are.

“I think we have a good bunch of guys who all have the same opinion as their manager

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