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Transfer Rumours: Blades Eye La Liga Marksman, West Brom Close In On £4m Deal For West Ham Starlet And Brighton Set To Seal £3.9m Swoop

Loren

Sheffield United are interested in signing Real Betis striker Loren, according to reports in the Spanish media. The 25-year-old is deemed surplus to requirements by the La Liga club, despite making 45 appearances last season, scoring eight goals. Chris Wilder’s side will, though, face competition from three Spanish clubs for Loren, with Espanyol, Osasuna and …

Transfer News: Sevilla Look To Pip Blades For Striker, Villa Pursue £23m Rated Shot-Stopper And Leeds Set To Turn Down £34m

neal maupay

Sevilla have entered the race to sign Brentford striker Neal Maupay, according to reports in France. Sheffield United are interested in the Frenchman but the player’s agent is said to be in Spain to hold discussions with the La Liga side. Brentford are believed to be holding out for at least €10m (£9m) but he …

Transfer News: Blades Make Offer To Ecuadorian Star, Leeds Loan Bid Rejected For Liverpool Ace And QPR Close In On Keeper Deal

antonio valencia

Sheffield United have offered Manchester United fullback Antonio Valencia a contract, according to reports in the UK. The Ecuadorian international is available on a free transfer this summer when his current deal expires at Old Trafford, but the Blades will face competition with a number of MLS clubs keen on the 33-year-old. Leeds have reportedly …

Transfer Round Up: Blades Make Shock Enqury For 81-Cap French Ace, Villa Agree Record £22m Deal And Norwich Pursue Swiss Striker

Ribery

Sheffield United have made an enquiry for former Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery, according to reports in the German media. The Frenchman, who has been capped 81 times by his country, is available on a free transfer this summer after his contract at Bayern expired. Reports in Belgium believe Aston Villa have agreed a club …

Transfer Rumours: Blades Set Deadline To Sign Baggies Star, Villa To Table £10m Bid And Leeds Pursue Loan Deal For PL Winger

jay rodriguez

Sheffield United have until the end of June to sign West Brom striker Jay Rodriguez for a cut-price deal, according to reports. The 29-year-old has a release clause that expires, with the player costing just £5m as an initial payment. However, any team would have to pay an additional £5m next summer. Aston Villa are …

Transfer News: Blades Chase Two Signings, Leeds Pursue £10m Rated PL Striker And Two Clubs Keen On Cardiff Winger

Ashley Williams

Sheffield United are interested in signing Everton defender Ashley Williams, according to reports in England. The 34-year-old spent last season on loan at Stoke City but he is leaving Goodison Park this summer and will be available for nothing. The Blades are also after Carlisle winger Liam McCarron. The 18-year-old has been attracting interest from …

Round Up: Blades Pursue 22-Goal Striker With £5m Release Clause, United Close In On £18m Swoop, While Villa Chase £10m Rated Leeds Star

jay rodriguez

Sheffield United are looking to snap up West Brom striker Jay Rodriguez, according to reports in England. The 29-year-old scored 22 goals for the Baggies last campaign but can leave for just £5m after the Midlands club’s failure to get promoted to the Premier League triggered a release clause. The Blades had been keen to …

Transfer News: Villa Eye 18-Goal Midfielder, Brighton Keen On Belgian League Ace While Clubs Battle For £3m Rated League One Wide Man

Bradley Dack

Brighton and Aston Villa are both keeping tabs on Blackburn Rovers midfielder Bradley Dack, according to reports in the UK. The 25-year-old, who was linked with a move to West Ham in the January transfer window, scored 18 goals in the Championship last season, as well as laying on 10 assists. The Villans and the …

Transfer Round Up: Blades And Stoke Vie For Everton Veteran, Villa Target Saints Poacher And Boro Close In On Eredivisie Winger

Jagielka

Sheffield United and Stoke City are the two main contenders to sign Everton centre-back Phil Jagieka, according to reports in the UK. The 36-year-old came through the academy at the Blades before moving to Merseyside twelve years ago, and it seems manager Chris Wilder is keen on bringing the veteran defender back to Bramall Lane. …

Transfer Rumours: Blades Look To Tie Up Deal For Everton Midfielder, Boro Pursue Newcastle Ace & Brighton Close In On £10m Swoop

Dowell

Sheffield United want to secure Everton midfielder Kieran Dowell on a permanent basis, according to reports in the UK. The 21-year-old spent the second half of last season on loan at Bramall Lane, scoring two goals and making one assist in 16 appearances as the Blades were promoted to the Premier League. Middlesbrough are reportedly …

Championship News: Blades Eye Prolific Championship Winger, Derby Given Transfer Boost & Villa Join Stoke In Race For Cherries Star

Watkins

Sheffield United will make a move for Brentford winger Ollie Watkins this summer, according to reports in England. Chris Wilder’s side will, though, face competition for the 23-year-old’s signature with fellow Premier League sides Southampton and Crystal Palace also said to be interested. Derby have reportedly been given a boost in their pursuit of Everton …

Transfer News: Villa Line Up Club Record £20m Bid, Leeds Pursue Southampton Outcast And Six Clubs Target Portsmouth Star

neal maupay

Aston Villa are lining up a £20m offer for Brentford striker and Sheffield United target Neal Maupay, according to reports in the UK. The Midlands club are prepared to break their transfer record in order to sign the Frenchman after being made aware that Tammy Abraham wants to stay at Chelsea. Abraham scored 26 goals …

Transfer News: Villa Prepare £10m Offer, Premier League Clubs After Derby Starlet And Forest Chase Eredivisie Defender

Joe Lolley and Jayden Bogle

Aston Villa are lining up a £10m bid for Nottingham Forest winger Joe Lolley, according to reports in the English media. The newly promoted Premier League outfit are looking to improve their squad now they are back in the top flight. Lolley is believed to be open to the move as he is a Villa …

Round Up: Blades Pursue £1.5m Rated Defender, Bournemouth Plan £10m Bid For Swans Fullback & More Clubs Join Chase For Leeds Star

Sheffield United are planning a bid for HNK Rijeka centre-back Darko Zuparic, according to reports in the English media. The Blades have also been linked with a move for the Croatian’s teammate Simon Sluga, but they are believed to be preparing a £1.5m offer for the defender instead. Bournemouth are reportedly lining up a £10m …

Round Up: Blades Target £1.8m Rated Croatian, Arsenal Eye Reading Ace And Hull Prepare Loan Offer For Liverpool Starlet

Simon Sluga

Sheffield United are targeting HNK Rijeka goalkeeper Simon Sluga, according to reports in the English media. The Croatian is believed to be available for just £1.8m, but the Blades will face competition from the likes of Hertha Berlin, Derby and Norwich City. Arsenal are said to be among a host of clubs keeping tabs on …