Stuart Gray's Sheffield Wednesday side are the Championships lowest scorers, and following the news of a Thai consortium takeover of the Yorkshire Club in late January. Gray was allowed to head into the transfer market. One of his headline signings was that of Romanian International forward Sergiu Buś.
The young forward was snapped up to rid the Owls of their shyness in front of goal, but having been named on the team sheet to start against Derby County on Saturday. He and Wednesday were dealt a blow ten minutes before kick-off when the striker set to start alongside Manchester United loanee Will Keane pulled up with a groin injury.
The injury setback in the warm-up forced Stuart Gray to shuffle his pack right at the last minute and swapped newcomer Buś for top scorer Nuhiu. It forced him to miss what turned out to be thrilling game but ultimately a 3-2 defeat against Steve McLaren's high-fliers who now sit on top on the Championship table. The Romanian now looks set to miss the midweek trip to relegation placed Millwall.
Wednesday face Millwall at The Den on Tuesday evening (7.45pm on 24th February) and Gray has rued the Owls' bad luck on the injury front and will the loan recall of Lewis Baker back to parent club Chelsea.
Coupled with the loan to Blackpool of striker Gary Madine and Caolan Lavery to Chesterfield, the pressure now falls on the shoulders on the forward trio of Scottish International Stevie May, Atdhe Nuhiu and Loanee Will Keane.