Date: 8th November 2007 at 10:00pm
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Wednesday boss Brian Laws insists he’s still trying to lure Graham Kavanagh back to S6 – and will give Sunderland two weeks to decide on his fate.

Black Cats boss Roy Keane was keen to bring the former Republic of Ireland international back to the Stadium of Light to give him a chance to prove himself in the Premiership after completing his one-month loan deal at Hillsborough.

The experienced midfielder helped turn around the Owls’ season with some impressive performances, which also helped him recover to full fitness following injury.

And his form prompted his recall, but Kavanagh revealed on his departure that he’d be more than happy to return to the blue and white of Wednesday should his chance fail to come at the Wearside club.

On his departure, Kav told the official Owls site: ‘It was a case of me going to Sheffield Wednesday, getting some fitness and trying to perform well. With each game, I felt my form and fitness was getting stronger, I felt I could affect the games more and more.

‘In the month that I was there, I’d like to think we played well more often than not. The Scunthorpe game was poor but the lads bounced back well against Blackpool. At the end of the day, Wednesday definitely have the potential to stay clear of trouble and kick on up the table.’

And Owls boss Brian Laws was delighted with the addition of the former Stoke and Cardiff man, and will track his progress at Sunderland.

‘I understand where Roy is coming from because he needs to think about his team first and foremost,’ Laws said. ‘I will continue to assess the situation next week to see if there is another opportunity to bring Graham back.’

Kavanagh was part of Keane’s Sunderland squad that lost 1-0 against Manchester City on Monday, but didn’t come off the bench.