The Africans are among the many 10 gamers the Owls didn’t renew contracts for on the finish of the 2020-21 marketing campaign
English League One facet Sheffield Wednesday have launched Moses Odubajo and Elias Kachunga following the expiration of their contracts.
The previous England youth worldwide of Nigerian descent and the Congolese striker had been among the many 10 gamers launched by the Owls following their demotion from the English Championship.
Other than the duo, Joost van Aken, Kadeem Harris, Tom Lees, Matt Penney, Joey Pelupessy, Adam Attain, Jordan Rhodes and Keiren Westwood will depart the Hillsborough Stadium.
Following an terrible 2020-21 marketing campaign, Sheffield Wednesday obtained demoted from the English second-tier – sitting on the base of the log after accruing 41 factors from 46 video games performed.
In a publish on social media, Odubajo penned a heartfelt message to Darren Moore’s squad.
“I wish to thank everybody at Sheffield Wednesday who has supported me all through my time right here. I’m grateful for the journey and hope the membership bounces again. I want everybody on the membership one of the best for the long run,” the 27-year-old wrote on Twitter.
Signed on a free switch from Brentford by former Hull Metropolis supervisor Steve Bruce in the course of the summer season of 2019, he struggled to settle, exhibiting solely glimpses of his tempo and high quality.
Within the just-concluded marketing campaign, the Tremendous Eagles prospect featured in 18 league video games, with simply three of them as substitutes.
Total, the previous Leyton Orient star made 46 appearances in an Owls shirt, together with his final look approaching New 12 months’s Day when a hamstring harm within the 1-0 defeat of Derby County ended his time with the membership.
A critical knee harm within the 2016-17 pre-season dominated him out of the whole Premier League marketing campaign, however after a prolonged spell on the sidelines, he returned from the setback in March 2018.
In a bid to get his profession again on observe, Odubajo returned to Griffin Park as a free agent final summer season by signing a one-year contract with the choice of an additional yr.
He was a constant performer for Brentford and featured in 35 video games in all competitions to assist the Bees end the 2018-19 marketing campaign in eleventh place within the Championship desk.
For Congolese ahead Kachunga, he performed 27 fixtures this time period with no aim to his credit score.
In the meantime, Anglo-Nigerian defender Osaze Urhoghide has been provided a brand new contract at Sheffield, whereas Liam Shaw declined a brand new contract provide and has signed an settlement with Celtic.