The 22 year old landed at Ewood Park in 2009 but has not been able to hold down a first team place, last season he made just three first team appearances.
Now Wilson could offer the player a lifeline by giving him first team football at Bramall Lane in exchange for the goals that could see them promoted this time around after missing out in the play off final on penalties.
"We've made an enquiry but that's all it is at the moment," he told BBC Radio Sheffield.
"I can't really comment further, but it's correct to say we've an interest in him. Goals will get you where you want to be."