Thursday 23 October 2014

Connor Wickham joins Leeds on loan until the end of the season

Damian Spellman

Published 26/02/2014 | 17:04

Connor Wickham has impressed while on loan at Sheffield Wednesday
Connor Wickham impressed while on loan at Sheffield Wednesday

Striker Connor Wickham has joined Sky Bet Championship club Leeds on loan for the rest of the season, Sunderland have announced.

The 20-year-old has completed an emergency move to Elland Road after struggling to force his way into contention at the Stadium of Light since returning from a temporary spell at Sheffield Wednesday, where he scored eight goals in 11 games.

One of Wickham's strikes for the Owls came in a 6-0 derby victory over Leeds last month.

The England Under-21 international could make his debut at QPR on Saturday.

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