Date: 21st December 2011 at 12:42pm
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Defender Danny Batth is all set to remain at Hillsborough on-loan for the rest of the season, according to reports this lunchtime.

Owls boss Gary Megson has been clear in his desire to keep the impressive youngster, on-loan at S6 from Wolverhampton Wanderers, beyond the expiry of his initial six-month deal in January.

The deal, which will be a massive boost for the Owls in their quest for promotion from npower League One this season, has yet to be officially completed but is expected to be tied up in the coming days.

Batth has formed a superb partnership with skipper Rob Jones in the heart of the Wednesday defence and the news will be a bonus Christmas present for Owls fans as soon as it official goes through.

The 21-year-old has made 23 appearances in all competitions for the Owls so far this season, and it’s his second loan stint at S6 after bolstering the back-line towards the end of last season.