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Middlesbrough Keen To Offload Sheffield United Loanee On A Permanent Deal

Middlesbrough are open to the possibility of Sheffield United signing Marvin Johnson on a permanent basis, according to reports in the local media. The Blades signed the winger on a season-long loan back in August and he has gone on to make seven appearances under manager Chris Wilder. Boro are reportedly keen to offload Johnson …

Sheffield United Preparing Audacious Loan Offer For Premier League Ace

Sheffield United are preparing a bid for Southampton striker Shane Long, according to the Football Insider. The Blades are said to be keen on signing the Republic of Ireland international on loan during the January transfer window. It remains to be seen whether Southampton would consider letting the 31-year-old leave St Mary’s midway through the …

Wilder Reveals Henderson Cannot Be Recalled By Manchester United

Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder has confirmed that goalkeeper Dean Henderson will be staying with the club for the rest of the season. The 21-year-old is currently on loan from Manchester United but the Blades boss has said that the Red Devils do not have the option to recall the England Under 21 international during …

Sheffield United Battling Three Championship Teams For 21 Year Old Lighting Up League Two

Sheffield United are one of four Championship clubs chasing Lincoln winger Harry Anderson, according to reports in the UK. Blackburn Rovers, Preston North End and Norwich are also reportedly keen on the 21-year-old who has performed well in League Two this season. Anderson only joined Lincoln from Peterborough in the summer but he has been …

Portsmouth Ace Swiftly Denies Reports After Being Linked With Sheffield United Switch

Portsmouth forward Ronan Curtis has taken to Twitter to refute reports that he could be leaving Fratton Park. It is believed that Sheffield United have sent scouts to watch the winger in action, along with Premier League sides Brighton and Leicester City as well as fellow Championship clubs, Leeds, Derby County and Middlesbrough. However, Curtis …

Sheffield United Reportedly Preparing Swoop For Birmingham City Playmaker

Sheffield United are considering a January swoop for Birmingham City playmaker Jota, according to reports. The Spaniard signed from Brentford for approximately £6m in the summer of 2017 when Harry Redknapp was in charge. However, during his first season at St Andrew’s, Jota struggled to find his form as the Blues flirted with relegation. Under …

Wilder hoping to sign Ashley Fletcher before loan window shuts

Sheffield United are interested in signing Middlesbrough striker Ashley Fletcher on loan before the transfer deadline for such deals ends on August 31. The Blades are known to be in the market for another forward, despite having various options up front already. And out-of-favour striker Fletcher is said to be Wilder’s No.1 target. Fletcher signed …

Blades sign Oliver Norwood

Sheffield United have officially completed the signing of Brighton & Hove Albion midfielder Oliver Norwood on loan until January, where the deal will become permanent. Norwood is one of the most coveted Championship midfielders around at the moment, having won back to back promotions with Brighton and then Fulham in the last two seasons – …

Blades close in on Liverpool star

Sheffield United are reportedly nearing a deal to bring Liverpool forward Ben Woodburn to the club on loan. It is believed that Jurgen Klopp carefully considered the options available to the youngster before choosing which he would allow to sign for, with Sheffield United seeming like the ideal choice. Chris Wilder was known to be …

Chris Wilder hunting for Brooks replacement

Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder has admitted he will be revising his transfer wish list this summer after the departure of David Brooks. Brooks sealed his move to Premier League side AFC Bournemouth last month, a deal which will have disappointed many Blades fans but will fill them with a sense of pride that another …

Blades sign Henderson from Manchester United

Sheffield United have completed the signing of Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson on a season long loan. The 21-year-old England Under-21 international spent last season on loan at Shrewsbury Town, where he made 48 first-team appearances last season, keeping 19 clean sheets and earning a place in the PFA’s League One team of the season. …

Wilder expects instant impact from summer signings

Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder has insisted that the Blades’ signings this summer must all be capable of making an instant impact at the club, as they prepare to push for promotion next season. The Blades are understood to be looking for various players this summer that have experience in the Premier League or Championship, …

Blades in talks with Premier League clubs over loan transfers

Sheffield United have reportedly enquired to host of Premier League clubs about bringing players in on loan next season. Last season the Blades narrowly missed out on the play-off places in the Championship, but certainly laid some good foundations to build on for the coming season. After getting manager Chris Wilder to pen a new …

Wilder Set To Turn Down Sunderland Advances And Clinch New Improved Deal With Sheffield United

Great news has been reported today as Chris Wilder seems ready to put pen to paper on a new contract and continue to manage Sheffield United – a club he has been a lifelong supporter of. Wilder had been wary of the ongoing saga between co-owners Kevin McCabe and HRH Prince Abdullah Bin Mosa’ad Abdulaziz …

Wilder Stay Wanted By Sheffield United Players As Battle For Control Continues Between Owners

As the battle between co-owners HRH Prince Abdullah bin Mosaad bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and Kevin McCabe for control of Sheffield United continues as it has all season long, it makes the accomplishments of manager Chris Wilder and his players all the more impressive. Following winning League 1 in the 2016-17 season, the Blades returned …