Crawley Town forward Bez Lubala has responded to reports linking him with a move to Sheffield Wednesday in January (via Sheffield Star).
The 21-year-old has been in fine form this season, scoring seven goals and providing one assist for the Red Devils in 16 League Two appearances (Transfermarkt).
Lubala is a player well known to current Sheffield Wednesday manager Garry Monk, with the ex-Swansea chief giving him his professional debut when the pair were together at Birmingham City (Sheffield Star).
They have been tipped to reunite at Hillsborough in January, although Monk did try to play down the rumour recently (Sheffield Star).
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However, that has not stopped Lubala commenting on the link. He accepted that rumours were part and parcel if a player is doing well, but he insisted that his main priority is Crawley Town.
“If you’re doing well, people are going to talk, you’re going to get rumours and stuff,” the 21-year-old said (via Sheffield Star).
“My main focus is just focusing on what we’ve got at Crawley, what we’re trying to do – the objective.
“And I’m not really getting carried away with any of that stuff at the moment.”
With both Monk and Lubala playing down the transfer rumour, on the surface it would appear that at the moment there is nothing in it.
However, with the transfer window not yet open, it is common for managers and players to refuse to be drawn on speculation.
It may well be that there is an interest there, that will only be explored once January rolls around.
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