Date: 25th July 2013 at 6:21pm
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Wednesday have signed 6ft 6in striker Atdhe Nuhiu on a free transfer from Rapid Vienna.

The 23-year-old has signed a three-year contract with the Owls and his transfer is subject to clearance from the FA, Football League and FIFA.

Nuhiu, a former Austria under-21 international, had been tracked by Premier League side Crystal Palace this summer, with the striker having a trial spell with the Eagles, but the Owls have swooped to secure his signature.

He said: “I have had interest from Sheffield Wednesday for some time but as a professional footballer, you talk to other clubs, this is natural.

“But this club always felt right for me, it feels comfortable and I am very happy to be here.

“I am a typical box player and if I get the service I can score the goals.

“Sheffield Wednesday is a strong name throughout Europe and I am looking forward to starting training and playing with my new club.”

Nuhiu had been on loan with Turkish side Eskişehirspor last season before his contract with Rapid expired.