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Blades Have Club Record Bid For Championship Ace Rejected

McBurnie

Swansea have rejected a £15m bid from Sheffield United for striker Oli McBurnie, according to reports in the English media. The offer would have broken their club transfer record, which was only set very recently by the club’s capture of Callum Robinson from Preston. The Blades are intent on improving their forward line ahead of …

Transfer Rumours: Blades Agree £8m Fee For 24 Year Old, Villa Poised To Sign £15m Brazilian And Two Clubs Join Race For £30m Rated Leeds Star

Callum Robinson

Preston North End have confirmed that they have agreed a fee to sell forward Callum Robinson. Multiple reports suggest that the team involved is Sheffield United with the 24-year-old expected to discuss personal terms and undergo a medical ahead of an £8m move. Robinson would be the Blades’ third signing of the summer transfer window …

Sheffield United Face PL Rival In Race To Snap Up 20 Year Old Midfield Maestro

Tom Bayliss

Sheffield United are interested in signing Coventry midfielder Tom Bayliss, according to reports in the UK. The 20-year-old has been in outstanding form for the League One side and his performances have been attracting the interest from a whole host of teams, as well as the Blades. Aston Villa are said to be keeping tabs …

Blades Have Opening £3m Bid Rejected For Forest Star

Ben Osborn

Sheffield United have had a £3m offer for Nottingham Forest midfielder Ben Osborn rejected, according to the Sun. The Blades are keen on recruiting the 24-year-old who can play on the left-wing, in central midfield or at left-back. Forest are believed to be demanding at least £6m for Osborn, but United manager Chris Wilder is …

Transfer News: Blades Poised To Make £15m Rated French Star Record Signing, Bournemouth Seal £4m Swoop And Burnley Close To £10m Deal

neal maupay

Sheffield United are willing to pay £15m for Brentford striker Neal Maupay, according to reports in the English media. The Bees had been holding out for £22m but they have lowered their price tag, which has led to the Blades making their move. Maupay is said to be keen on a move to Bramall Lane …

Sheffield United Handed Boost In Battle To Land £15m Rated French Ace

neal maupay

Aston Villa have withdrawn from the race for Brentford striker Neal Maupay, according to reports in the UK. Sheffield United are said to have targeted the Frenchman as a key signing this summer, and it is believed they will no longer have to battle the Villans for his signature. Villa boss Dean Smith worked with …

Journalist Provides An Update On United Keeper’s Move To Bramall Lane

Dean Henderson

Sheffield United may have to wait a while before they can secure Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson on another loan deal. According to Manchester Evening News journalist Samuel Luckhust, the Red Devils have asked the 22-year-old to apply for a visa ahead of their pre-season tour of China: David de Gea back at #mufc for …

Transfer Round Up: Blades Poised to Clinch £3m Deal, Boro Enter Race For £12m Liverpool Ace And Leeds Close In On Wolves Flyer

Luke Freeman

Sheffield United are on the verge of signing QPR midfielder Luke Freeman for £3m. Manager Chris Wilder says he is delighted that the Blades are close to securing the 27-year-old for a bargain price: “He can create and he can score. I am sure he can play a part in this group. He is a …

Blades And Two Other PL Clubs Weigh Up Swoop For Turkish Troublemaker

Emre Mor

Sheffield United are interested in signing Celta Vigo winger Emre Mor, according to reports in England. The Blades have been joined by the two other promoted clubs, Norwich City and Aston Villa, in pursuing the Turkish international. Mor signed for Celta from Borussia Dortmund for £11.7m two years ago but disciplinary problems have meant that …

Blades Could Break Their Transfer Record In Pursuit Of £10m Rated Southampton Marksman

Charlie Austin

Sheffield United have enquired about signing Southampton striker Charlie Austin, according to reports in England. The Saints are willing to sell the 29-year-old with the forward not part of manager Ralph Hasenhuttl’s first team plans. Austin comes with a pretty hefty price tag, though, with the Blades likely having to break their transfer record if …

Transfer Rumours: Blades Among Four Battling For Scottish International, Leeds Starlet Completes Tottenham Medical And Cardiff Eye £5m Souttar

Stephen O'Donnell

Sheffield United are one of four teams interested in Kilmarnock right-back Stephen O’Donnell, according to reports in Scotland. The Blades have been joined by three Championship clubs in the race for the Scottish international with Derby County, Stoke City and Middlesbrough also said to be keen. Leeds midfielder Jack Clarke has reportedly completed a medical …

Blades Plot £2m Offer For Celtic Ace As Wilder Targets First Summer Signing

Scott Sinclair

Sheffield United are lining up an offer for Celtic winger Scott Sinclair, according to reports in the Scottish media. Blades boss Chris Wilder is eyeing the 30-year-old as a potential recruit to strengthen his squad ahead of the club’s return to the Premier League. Celtic triggered an extension in Sinclair’s contract back in May to …

United Shot-Stopper Looking For Massive Pay Rise Before Sealing Blades Switch

Dean Henderson

Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson has asked for a pay rise that could see him earn £75,000 a week, according to reports in England. It is expected that the 22-year-old will sign a new deal at United before being allowed to join Sheffield United on a second successive season-long loan. Blades boss Chris Wilder has …

Transfer News: Blades Star Admits Interest In Liverpool Move, Fulham Enter Talks For Leeds Midfielder And Villa Target Dutch International

O'Connell

Sheffield United defender Jack O’Connell has admitted he would find it hard to turn down a move to Liverpool if the opportunity arose in the future. The 25-year-old says he was a Reds fan growing up, and even though he is happy at Bramall Lane, a switch to Anfield would tempt him: “Obviously, I am …

Transfer Round Up: Blades Join Three Team Battle For Playmaker, Stoke Interested In £20m Rated Poacher And Serie A Giants Target Sessegnon

Bradley Dack

Sheffield United have entered the battle to sign Blackburn Rovers midfielder Bradley Dack, according to reports in the English media. The 25-year-old is said to be keen on a move away from Ewood Park this summer, with the Blades, Aston Villa and West Brom all said to be weighing up bids for the playmaker. Stoke …