Sheffield Wednesday bid for German striker rejected

first_img1 Rouwen Hennings Sheffield Wednesday have had a €2.5m bid for Karlsruhe’s star striker Rouwen Hennings rejected by the German club.The 27-year-old scored 18 goals in 29 games last season to fire Karlsruhe to 3rd in Bundesliga 2 and establish himself as the top scorer in that division. Hennings then scored a crucial goal against Hamburg in the promotion/relegation play-off game, but Karlsruhe narrowly missed on promotion to the Bundesliga, losing 3-2 on aggregate to the North German club.The former Germany Under-21 international is being tracked by a host of Championship clubs, but it is believed that Karlsruhe will hold out for €4m (£2.8m) for the striker.last_img