Sheffield Wednesday centre-back Ben Heneghan is set to return from injury for the EFL Trophy clash with Burton Albion, according to journalist Joe Crann.
The Lowdown: Heneghen a key absentee
The 28-year-old joined the Owls from AFC Wimbledon during the summer transfer window and impressed during his early weeks at his new club.
Unfortunately, Heneghan hasn’t featured for Wednesday since the 3-0 win at home to Rochdale back in late August, after suffering a hamstring injury.
As Darren Moore’s side prepare to host Burton on Tuesday evening, however, the defender’s return appears to be well within sight.
The Latest: Defender set to return
“Ben Heneghan will return to #SWFC’s matchday squad this week. Whether he’ll start or not, however, remains to be seen.”
The Verdict: Big boost for Owls
Moore has injury problems at the back, with Mark McGuinness a new absentee, so this news has come at an ideal time, as the Owls look to continue both their promotion push and domestic cups charge.
Heneghan certainly feels like a key performer in that respect, with the Englishman arguably in his prime years and someone who is capable of being a true leader, having captained Wimbledon before his move.
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