Video: New Sheffield United signing James Wilson has a point to prove, says Chris Wilder

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Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder says Blades fans will see a hungry footballer with a point to prove this season in new boy James Wilson.

The 27 year old former Wales international was today confirmed as Wilder's third signing since taking charge at Bramall Lane with the central defender agreeing a two-year deal.

Che Adams, new singing James Wilson and George Long take part in some boxing training at the EIS

Che Adams, new singing James Wilson and George Long take part in some boxing training at the EIS

Wilson has already spent some time among his new team mates as Wilder gave the former Oldham man the opportunity to see how he fitted into his surroundings.

Now that the transfer has been confirmed, Wilder has promised United's supporters that they will have a committed player pulling on the shirt next season, as Wilson bids to kick start a career that his new manager admits hasn;t hit the heights that his early promise suggested it might.

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"We've talked about the players, the way we want to play, have to be mobile and athletic and he's certainly that," said Wilder at the English Institute of Sport where United's players were being out through their paces in a boxing session with Sheffield City Boxing.

"They are quite hard to find. He's decent on the ball. Maybe he's just underachieved a little bit in his career; e had a great start to his career at Bristol City and played for Wales and maybe for one reason or another,some in his control and some out of his control, he's drifted a bit.

"He's someone who's been on our radar for quite a while. I like the idea that he's got a point to prove and we like the idea that we are getting hungry players who want to play for the club and we've definitely got that with James."