Date: 21st May 2020 at 4:28pm
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There could be an exodus of left-backs at Sheffield Wednesday this summer, as the Owls have one out-of-contract first-teamer, one out-of-contract U23 player and one out-of-contract & out-of-favour defender returning from loan.

Garry Monk is said to be in contract talks with one player and wants to take a closer look at another, but let’s see which three left-backs are at risk of leaving Wednesday in the coming months.

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Joe West is out of contract this summer and could be on his way out of Wednesday as he’s failed to make a first-team appearance since signing a professional contract in 2018.

The 19-year-old has already been told that he’s surplus to requirements, so it’s hard to see him getting a new deal in the coming months.

Matt Penney is another player whose contract is up this summer. The 22-year-old has an uncertain future as his last Wednesday appearance came in and there hasn’t been talks over a new deal.

A lot of fans want to see Penney stay next season and Garry Monk has been open about a desire to see the left-back train over the summer, but it remains to be seen what Wednesday do. As things stand, he’ll soon be a free agent.

Morgan Fox’s contract is up in the coming months, but Wednesday are trying to tie him down to a new deal. The Owls aren’t making much progress, however, so there’s a fear he could leave on a free transfer this summer.

The 26-year-old has been linked with Huddersfield Town, West Bromwich Albion and Middlesbrough, so Fox may have conflicted feelings about staying. It’s been four months since he was handed a new deal and no progress has been made, so where will Fox end up?

Read Crippy Cooke’s previous article