Sheffield United: Dean Hammond won't be back at Bramall Lane

Sheffield United have severed ties with midfielder Dean Hammond after an agreement was reached between the two parties.

Saturday, 2nd July 2016, 7:22 pm
Updated Saturday, 2nd July 2016, 8:57 pm
Dean Hammond with former Blades boss Nigel Adkins

In a short statement on the club's website, United revealed that the 33 year-old would not be returning to Bramall Lane for the forthcoming season.

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Hammond had been signed on loan by previous boss Nigel Adkins and in May it transpired that the former Leicester City and Southampton man had triggered a clause which entitled him to a 12 month permanent deal.

New manager Chris Wilder, however, made it clear when he took over that Hammond was not part of his future plans.

Now a settlement has been brokered with Wilder saying: "There's been a lot of talk about the situation and I'm sure all parties will be happy that it has been resolved."