Scotland striker Steven Fletcher joins Sheffield Wednesday and could be joined by Ross McCormack



Scotland striker Steven Fletcher has joined Sheffield Wednesday on a four-year deal and could be joined by international team-mate Ross McCormack at Hillsborough.

Former Hibs marksman Fletcher, who was linked with a move to Celtic, has made the switch to the Owls after being released by Sunderland at the end of last season.

And the 29-year-old could spearhead an all-Scottish attack at the Owls after Wednesday reportedly made a club record £11.5 million offer for Fulham marksman McCormack.

stevenfletcherFletcher has returned to England after scoring two goals while on loan to French side Marseille from the Black Cats during the second half of last season.

The 29-year-old only managed to net 23 goals in a total of four years with Sunderland after joining in a £12 million move with from Wolves.

Fletcher will link up with fellow countrymen Barry Bannan and Ross Wallace at Hillsborough.

Bannan tweeted: “Buzzing to see Fletch has signed for us, great guy and top player.”

Scotland forward McCormack has scored a total of 42 goals for Fulham in the last two seasons and Owls manager Carlos Carvalhal wants to assemble an attack that can lead the club back to the top-flight following May’s agonising play-off final defeat to Hull.

Speaking to Sheffield Live about McCormack, former Wednesday player Craig Armstrong said: “They have offered £11.5 million for (McCormack), whether that goes ahead I don’t know.

“(He’s been offered) big wages as well.

“Imagine McCormack comes into a team like Sheffield Wednesday, who do create opportunities, who do create chances. He’s going to be in a better team. He could be the catalyst you need.”