Sheffield United: Strikers Lys Mousset and David McGoldrick could return for Norwich City clash

Chris Wilder, the Sheffield United manager, will have a fully fit squad at his disposal for the trip to Norwich City on Sunday.

Friday, 6th December 2019, 4:00 pm

The Blades boss confirmed he has no fresh injury worries following last night’s 2-0 defeat against Newcastle United at Bramall Lane.

Speaking to the media on Friday morning, he said: “Everyone has come through unscathed so we have a full squad to choose from this weekend at Norwich.”

Wilder also hinted that in-form French forward Lys Mousset and strike-partner David McGoldrick could return for the long trip to Carrow Road.

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Lys Mousset looks set to return to the starting line-up at Norwich on Sunday. Photo: Darren Staples/Sportimage

The pair made way for record signing Oli McBurnie and Billy Sharpon Thursday – but the United manager says both will be in his plans for the clash with the Canaries.

Mousset has more than impressed since joining the club in a £10m move from Bournemouth in the summer.

He has already scored as many goals in five months at United as he did in three seasons on the south coast – bagging five goals in 13 appearances before the Newcastle clash.

Republic of Ireland international McGoldrick has yet to find the net this season but has played a key role in the Blades’ impressive start to life back in the Premier League, with Wilder describing him as a ‘special’ player after the 1-1 draw at Tottenham Hotspur last month.

Meanwhile, Wilder has been nominated for the Barclays Manager of the Month for November.

Wilder has been recognised after guiding the Blades to a 3-0 win over Burnley at Bramall Lane and eye-catching draws against Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United.

The impressive performances propelled United up to fifth place as they consolidated their impressive start to a first season back in the Premier League after a 12-year absence.

Finally, in-form Lys Mousset has also been recognised for his exploits during November and has been nominated for the EA Sports Player of the Month. He provided assists in all three goals in the victory over Burnley and impressed in the Blades’ deserved 1-1 draw at Spurs. The French striker also caught the eye in front of the Sky Sports cameras, delightfully curling home past David De Gea in a six-goal thriller with Manchester United at Bramall Lane.

Mousset is one of seven players to be shortlised for the award, which also includes Dele Alli (Tottenham Hotspur), Jamie Vardy (Leicester City), Raul Jimenez (Wolves), Sadio Mane (Liverpool), Son Heung-Min (Tottenham Hotspur), and Caglar Soyuncu (Leicester City).

Meanwhile, the other managers to be nominated are Nuno Espirito Santo (Wolves), Jurgen Klopp (Liverpool) and Brendan Rodgers (Leicester City).

Public voting is open now and supporters can click here to vote for Wilder, and here to vote for Mousset.

Voting for both awards will close at 6pm on Monday.