By Reginaldo Rosario
Jérémy Hélan heads to Wednesday’s fellow Championship side Wolves, while Claude Dielna will
be heading to Slovakia to join Slovan Bratislava, but the defender’s move has not been confirmed.
23-year-old Hélan has made 22 appearances in all competitions for the Owls this season, mostly
on the left-hand side of midfield, but has not played for Carlos Carvalhal’s side since a substitute
appearance in a 1-1 draw against Reading on January 23.
With the Manchester City academy graduate third in the left-back pecking order behind Daniel
Pudil and Joe Bennett, the Portuguese manager is happy to let the Frenchman head to Molineux
In contrast, centre-back Dielna has been forgotten at Hillsborough, only making Carvalhal’s
matchday squad twice this season despite injuries to Michael Turner, Tom Lees and captain Glenn
The 28-year-old, who is under contract with the Owls until 2017, made 25 appearances for
Wednesday last season and scored once – a dramatic last-minute winner against Blackburn
Rovers in December 2014.
His form prompted reports that Premier League sides Aston Villa and West Bromwich Albion were
monitoring his progress, but nothing transpired and the Frenchman has cut a frustrated figure as of
Dielna hinted at his exit with a post on Instagram:
The Owls, who are currently sixth in the Championship, travel to take on top of the table Hull City
on Friday night.
Carvalhal spoke about Hélan’s move in his pre-match press conference, saying: “Jérémy is a
young, talented player. He talked with me and said he wanted to play more – it’s a good move for
The Owls manager added: “He is a player we trust and we want him to play. We can recall him with
28 days notice, but I think this move is very good for everyone.”