Sheffield Wednesday sign Jay Bothroyd

Owls boost attacking options with loan signing of Bothroyd from QPR

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18:23 GMT, 31 August 2012

Sheffield Wednesday have signed striker Jay Bothroyd from QPR on a loan deal until January.

Bothroyd will be reunited with manager Dave Jones, who signed the 30-year-old for Cardiff in August 2008.

Moving on: Jay Bothroyd has joined Sheffield Wednesday on loan

Moving on: Jay Bothroyd has joined Sheffield Wednesday on loan

He scored 45 goals in 128 appearances for the Bluebirds in the Championship, earning him a surprise inclusion in Fabio Capello's England squad for the 2-1 friendly defeat to France in 2010.

Bothroyd started his career with Arsenal before joining Coventry for 1million in 2000. He will wear the No 24 shirt for Wednesday.