Connor Wickham: Sheffield Wednesday secure loan deal

Connor Wickham

Sheffield Wednesday have won the chase to sign young Sunderland striker Connor Wickham on loan.

The 19-year-old has joined the Owls on a month's youth loan and can play in Saturday's home fixture against Derby.

Black Cats manager Martin O'Neill made the England Under-21 forward available to ensure he maintains match fitness.

Wickham was struggling for game time at the Stadium of Light

The emergency loan window for Football League clubs opened on Thursday, but Sunderland have a recall clause after 28 days.

scored his against Sweden on Tuesday.