Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday Live: Blades in talks for new Billy Sharp deal, Owls' Matt Penney undergoes surgery for injury | 23 January

Sheffield United are in talks with Billy Sharp as they hope to award the striker a new contract at Bramall Lane after yet another impressive season from the Blades star.

Meanwhile Matt Penney's absence from the Sheffield Wednesday squad appears to have been explained after the defender posted a photo on Instagram as he recovers from surgery. Keep track of all the latest team news, injury updates and transfer rumours on today's live blog.

Matt Penney and Billy Sharp

Matt Penney and Billy Sharp