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Latest Sheffield United Injury Report For The Week

John Fleck

Sheffield United suffered two injury problems in the 1-0 win against Crystal Palace yesterday afternoon. John Fleck and Callum Robinson both had to be substituted due to leg injuries at Bramall Lane. Fleck is believed to have sustained a thigh injury midway through the first half and was replaced by Luke Freeman on 29 minutes. …

Sheffield United vs Crystal Palace – Match Preview, Preidicted XI, Match Odds

Sheffield United host Crystal Palace on Sunday in what will be the Blades’ first Premier League home game in 12 years. Both sides have started the season with a draw, with the Blades scoring a late equaliser against Bournemouth last week whilst Palace played out a goalless draw at home with Everton. It’s fair to …

Lawrenson Makes His Prediction For Sheffield United’s Game Against Palace

Lawrenson

TV pundit Mark Lawrenson is backing Sheffield United to come out on top against Crystal Palace this weekend. The Blades got off to a decent start away from home on the opening day with a 1-1 draw against Bournemouth. Bramall Lane will be bouncing this weekend for the first home game in the top flight …

Wilder Explains Why New £10m Signing Did Not Feature In Sheffield United’s Opening Game

mousset

Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder has explained why Lys Mousset was not in the matchday squad for their 1-1 draw against Bournemouth last weekend. The Blades boss says the Frenchman is not match fit and will need to be eased into things over the coming weeks to ensure that he can make the right impact …

Blades Already Considering January Signing With Burnley Star In Their Sights

Hendrick

Despite the transfer window having only just closed, Sheffield United have already been linked with a move for Burnley midfielder Jeff Hendrick in January. Reports in the English media suggest Blades boss Chris Wilder is interested in making a bid for the Republic of Ireland international after the 27-year-old was left on the bench by …

“A Proper Player” Wilder Delighted By Blades’ Deadline Day Signing

Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder is happy that the club managed to secure the loan signing of Everton midfielder Mo Besic on deadline day. The Blades boss was very keen to add another midfielder to the ranks before the transfer window closed yesterday, and he is delighted to have signed the Bosnian international: “Mo is …

Bournemouth vs Sheffield United: Match Preview, Predicted XI and Odds

Sheffield United make their return to the top flight of English football for the first time since 2007 on Saturday, travelling down to the south coast in order to face Bournemouth. Eddie Howe’s side now look like a permanent fixture in the Premier League, consistently adding to their squad in an effective manner. They will …

Transfer Round Up: Blades Target Stoke City Star, Spurs Look To Seal £55m Deal And Brighton ‘Close’ To Securing Australian Playmaker

Badou Ndiaye

Sheffield United want to sign Stoke City’s Badou Ndiaye, according to reports in the French media. The Blades are keen on signing a new midfielder before the transfer window shuts. Manager Chris Wilder has confirmed that the Yorkshire club are looking for a central midfield player and hope to announce a new signing before the …

Sheffield United Keen On Last Minute Deal For Midfield Maestro

Kalvin Phillips

Sheffield United are keeping tabs on Leeds midfielder Kalvin Phillips, according to the Sheffield Star. Blades boss Chris Wilder is looking to sign another midfielder before the transfer window closes and the 23-year-old is said to be on the list of targets. The central midfield player has less than 12 months left on his contract …

Sheffield United Involved In Three Team Battle To Sign £10m Rated Everton Stopper

Holgate

Sheffield United have joined the race to sign Everton defender Mason Holgate, according to reports in the UK. The Blades are vying with Bournemouth and Burnley for the 22-year-old’s signature. The Toffees may offload the centre-back for £10m after he spent the second half of last season out on loan at West Bromwich Albion. He …

Transfer News: Blades Seal £20m Deal, Brighton Agree £22m Fee For Championship Defender And Villa Target £12m Rated Congolese Star

McBurnie

Sheffield United have signed Swansea City striker Oli McBurnie for a club-record fee. It has been reported that the Blades will pay £17.5m upfront, with £2.5m in add-ons, making the deal worth up to £20m. Manager Chris Wilder is delighted to have signed the Scottish international: “We need options at the top of the pitch …

Blades Battle Three Championship Sides In Race For Bournemouth Star

Arter

Sheffield United are leading the race for Bournemouth midfielder Harry Arter, according to the Irish Independent.  The 29-year-old is deemed surplus to requirements by the Cherries after spending last season out on loan at Cardiff City. The Bluebirds do retain an interest in signing him on a permanent basis, and there are also two other …

Blades Agree Club Record Fee For 24-Goal Championship Striker

McBurnie

Sheffield United have agreed a club-record fee for Swansea City striker Oli McBurnie, according to reports in the English media. The Blades have had a £20m offer accepted for the 23-year-old, who will now travel up to Yorkshire for a medical in the next couple of days. It is believed United will pay £17.5m upfront, …

Transfer Rumours: Blades Make £20m Bid, United Have Offer Rejected For £59m Rated Portuguese Star And Newcastle Agree £10m Fee For PSG Defender

McBurnie

Sheffield United have made a bid in the region of £20m for Swansea striker Oli McBurnie, according to reports in the UK. The Blades have previously had a £15m offer turned down for the Scottish international but manager Chris Wilder is determined to secure the forward’s signature. If Swansea accept the bid for McBurnie, it …

CONFIRMED: Blades Snap Up Manchester United Star

Dean Henderson

Sheffield United have signed Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson on a season-long loan deal, the club have confirmed. Manager Chris Wilder has said the Blades had to work very hard to get the deal over the line: “Dean was always our number one target. We’ve had to fight to get a good deal and that’s …