Connor Wickham: Sunderland recall Sheffield Wednesday striker

Sheffield Wednesday striker Connor Wickham

Sunderland have recalled Connor Wickham from his loan with Sheffield Wednesday.

The striker, 20, scored eight times in 11 starts after with them bottom of the Championship.

Wednesday, who on Saturday as permanent manager, now lie 19th in the table, two points clear of the relegation zone.

It brings to an end the England Under-21 international's second spell at Hillsborough after he scored once in six appearances

Wickham for £8.1m in 2011, but has started only nine league matches since then.