The Star first reported the Owls’ interest in the 23-year-old striker in early June, and although the club have signed five players since then, Wilks has never been off their radar as Darren Moore seeks young people to add to its ranks.

Wilks, who scored 19 league goals in 2020/21 to help send Hull to promotion out of League One, was spotted at Sheffield today as Wednesday tried to secure a deal down the line, and Reports from Hull Live have suggested a deal worth around £200,000 could be on the cards.

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It has also been reported that a two-year deal could be on the table for the former Barnsley man, and The Star understands the player himself now expects a move to Hillsborough to be on the cards. cards for him before the next campaign.

Head to Portugal shortly for a warm weather camp on Wednesday as part of their preparations for the new season, and Darren Moore is eager to get as many new signings in as possible before hopping on a plane at the start of the next month.

At this stage there are still finer details to be ironed out in regards to Wilks’ move, but if all goes to plan it is believed he could be the next to sign at Middlewood Road to join the other five. . who have already agreed to join.

Wilks would be the first player Wednesday has paid a transfer fee for since 2020.

Hull City’s Mallik Wilks now looks likely to join Sheffield on Wednesday. (Photo by George Wood/Getty Images)

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