Date: 31st August 2011 at 12:42pm
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Wednesday are expected to call off the chase to sign former Newcastle United and Portsmouth forward Lomana Lualua, according to reports.

Owls boss Gary Megson had revealed that the club was in discussions with the striker, who is without a club, over the possibility of him joining Wednesday.

But according to BBC Radio Sheffield, Megson doesn’t expect a deal to go through.

Lualua had attended Hillsborough on Saturday, sitting in the stands to see the Owls beat Scunthorpe United 3-2 in npower League One.

But with transfer activity hotting up around the country on transfer deadline day, any deal for Lualua at S6 now looks dead, for the time being at least.

No new rumours of incoming players have been doing the rounds, but there could still be one or two surprises before tonight’s 11pm deadline.

Owls fans could also see some players moving away from S6, with midfielder Giles Coke being linked with a move to League One rivals Rochdale.