Date: 10th January 2012 at 11:34am
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Wednesday have confirmed the permanent signing of Spanish defender Miguel Llera from Championship side Blackpool.

The 32-year-old has signed a deal with the Owls until the summer of 2013 after being released by the Seasiders.

Llera impressed Owls manager Gary Megson during a recent one-month loan spell, where he made three appearances. Wednesday won all three of those matches and it was enough to earn the experienced centre-back a full-time deal at Hillsborough.

He’s a former Charlton Athletic player and could feature against the Addicks this Saturday when Wednesday host Chris Powell’s men at Hillsborough.

He signed for Blackpool in time for the start of this season but struggled for chances and was sent out to Brentford on-loan before the Owls snapped him up at the end of November.