Date: 21st May 2010 at 11:51am
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Wednesday could have a Scottish invasion amongst their playing ranks next season with boss Alan Irvine looking to his homeland to bolster his squad.

The Owls boss has been working hard to improve his squad for their League One campaign next season, with numerous trips north of the border on scouting missions.

Irvine has revealed that he’d like to sign at least six players for an assault on the League One title and a swift return to the Championship next season.

And with Wednesday’s current financial problems, Irvine insists Scotland could well suit the Owls down to a tee.

‘I think lots of people are looking at Scotland,’ he told the Sheffield Star.

There are a huge number of Scotish players in the Championship and the reason that a lot of clubs are looking at him is because they are affordable.’

That’s certainly good news for Wednesday, but the Owls boss is keeping tight-lipped on his initial targets as he looks to get his squad ready for the new campaign sooner, rather than later.