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Swansea manager Carvalhal excited for Sheffield Wednesday reunion

Carlos Carvalhal is delighted to be returning "home" when Swansea City take on Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough for their FA Cup fifth-round clash on Saturday.

The Portuguese joined Swansea just four days after leaving Wednesday in December. He spent two-and-a-half years with the Owls and managed to reach last season's play-off semi-finals.

"I'm [returning] home, and it will be a home forever, I'm absolutely sure," he said.

"We were there for two-and-a-half years and, after the second season where we achieved the play-off semi-finals, we had the third best winning points in 150 years of history at the club.

"In the last 50 years, we had the best rating at the club - we achieved one play-off final, one semi-final and the moments we lived at that club was unbelievable.

"[I had] very strong and emotional moments that make me think I belong to the club and I will be part of Sheffield Wednesday forever.

"I am very happy to go back to Hillsborough because I'm feeling like I'm going back home because I left just two months ago."

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