'Fabulous player': Everything you need to know about Sheffield United's new signing Jack Robinson

Sheffield United have completed the signing of defender Jack Robinson from Nottingham Forest.

Tuesday, 21st January 2020, 12:52 pm
Updated Tuesday, 21st January 2020, 12:52 pm
Jack Robinson, pictured playing for Nottingham Forest, has joined Sheffield United.

Let’s take a look at who he is...

What position does he play?

Left-back

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How old is he?

26

How long has he signed for?

He has penned a two-and-a-half-year deal

How much have United paid for him?

As is often the case these days, it has been reported as an undisclosed fee.

How many times did he play for Forest?

Robinson joined the City Ground club in 2018 and went on to make 59 appearances, scoring twice.

Who are his previous clubs?

Liverpool, Wolves, Blackpool, QPR, Huddersfield Town and Nottingham Forest

What has Chris Wilder said about him?

"Jack's got a great pedigree and he will make our squad stronger.

"But he isn't just coming in to make the numbers up, it's a specific position in our system and we feel he is the best option for us at this time.

"Jack can comfortably play in a couple of roles and we're delighted to add him to the group. He's got a fantastic attitude and he's ambitious to earn a place in the team."

What have Forest fans said about his departure?

@TongueAlex: “Good business. Best for both parties.”

@TheBoxingWriter: “That’s a shame. Fabulous player. Old school defender who liked a tackle. I liked him.”

@DylanJackson02: “Brilliant business; best of luck Robbo, fantastic servant for the club.”

@ThorpeyNFFC: “Was solid for us last season but gone down to third choice left back so to get money for a player out of contract in the summer is great business.”