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Sheffield Wednesday are willing to push the boat out to sign Cardiff City striker Kenwyne Jones, according to reports.

The Sun says the ambitious Owls are in talks with the Bluebirds over a deal to take Jones to South Yorkshire on a season-long loan.

Jones has spent time on loan at Wednesday before in 2004/5 when he was at Southampton. He made a big impact at Hillsborough during that spell, scoring seven goals in as many games.

Wednesday were taken over by Thai owners at the beginning of the year.

Dejphon Chansiri, whose family control the Thai Union Frozen Group - the world’s largest producer of tuna as well as one of the biggest worldwide general seafood producers - acquired 100% of the shareholding in the club.

Chansiri installed Portuguese Carlos Carvalhal as head coach at the start of the month and has set his eyes on Premier League football.

Jones was also linked with a move to the MLS this month, with Columbus Crew said to be leading the chase for his signature.

He rejoined the Bluebirds today after leading Trinidad and Tobago to the quarter-finals of their Concacaf Gold Cup campaign in America this summer before eventual defeat to Panama on penalties.

The 30-year-old was due to be in the squad to face Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium in Dorset tomorrow evening, where Russell Slade leads his side in their latest pre-season friendly.

Powerful centre-forward Jones could make a return having finished last season on loan with the Cherries, helping manager Eddie Howe’s team clinch the Championship title and promotion.

Speaking this week, Bluebirds boss Slade had said: “Kenwyne will be assessed by our fitness and conditioning staff, but he played four full matches for Trinidad and Tobago in the Gold Cup and we expect Kenwyne to be ready.

“He will train with the main group on Thursday and be involved at Bournemouth.”