Date: 28th May 2020 at 3:16pm
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Adam Reach has an uncertain future at Sheffield Wednesday after a disappointing season. The 27-year-old has been a regular under Garry Monk, but he’s been inconsistent in 2019/20 and admitted not being at his best over the course of the campaign.

Reach has one year remaining on his deal, but Wednesday risk losing him at the end of next season if they fail to cash in this summer. The wide-man still has value to Monk, but a lot of supporters from Owlstalk believe he should be sold.

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Gurujuan: “Adam Reach is a bit of an enigma. Obviously the guy has something, (… ) but now (he’s) in his fourth season (and) I’ve yet to be convinced where his best position is. He’s tried several different roles and has never been convincing.”

Great Big Galaa: I’d move him on as soon as possible. Decent player on his day but those days are few and far between. Never really nailed down a position in the team and as a result I don’t think we’d miss him as much as some might think?

Room0035: “I think you can add him to the list of players we should have sold when his stock was high, now entering the last year of his contract, if not re-signed we will struggle to get half of what we paid for him.”

Bluesteel: “Probably a victim of his versatility. But ideally, he can play anywhere in the three of a 4231 formation. He’s entering his final year though, so we might need to sell.”

Matthefish2002: “In some ways a good player at Championship level – can cross, gets up and down and good shot. But to me, he lacks heart and desire.”

Wilyfox: “Talented, but something lacking in his game whatever position he plays. Prime age and year left on contract… I’d try to sell.”

Dutch McLovin: ” Should have been sold last year. If he plays, he has to play wide in a 442. We will not get back what we paid for him.

Reach joined Wednesday for £5m from Middlesbrough in 2016 and has gone on to make 174 appearances in all competitions, scoring 18 goals and making 30 assists.

The Englishman has made 33 appearances across the board this season, scoring two goals and making seven assists, but his future at Hillsborough is up in the air.

Reach was commanding a starting place before the Covid-19 pandemic caused the season to be postponed, but he’s not scored in the Championship since September and made only one assist in 2020.

With Jacob Murphy and Alessio Da Cruz likely to return to their respective parent clubs at the end of the season, Wednesday will need Reach and Kadeem Harris on the wing in 2020/21.

Supporters may be keen to cash in on the 27-year-old while he still has value, but it wouldn’t benefit Monk losing another wide-man.

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