Every player set to leave promoted Sheffield United this summer, as things stand: gallery

Sheffield United have sealed their Premier League status for next season – and now the hard work begins off the field.

As many as 16 players could leave Bramall Lane this summer, as things stand, when their contracts expire and although three of those are loanees, 13 permanent Blades are approaching the final months of their present deals.

Some of the 13 have options in their contracts which will allow United to extend them by a further season – but some saw such clauses exercised last season and would need to negotiate fresh terms if they were to stay at Bramall Lane.

Boss Paul Heckingbottom this week suggested United need to keep all their current squad members ahead of the Premier League season, and use the budget at his disposal on four or five additions for the top-flight. So we had a look, in squad number order, at the players United are in danger of losing – with some real fan favourites nearing the expiry of their Bramall Lane deals ...

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