Sheffield United hit with suspension blow ahead of Brighton clash

Sheffield United have been dealt a suspension blow ahead of Saturday's trip to Brighton and Hove Albion.

Saturday, 14th December 2019, 3:48 pm
Sheffield United's John Fleck picked up his fifth booking of the season against Aston Villa. Photo: Clive Mason/Getty Images

Their influental Scottish midfielder John Fleck picked up his fifth booking of the season this afternoon, in their home clash against Aston Villa.

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Fleck saw yellow for a late challenge on Henri Lansbury, and so will miss this weekend's trip to Brighton.

That could open the door for Mo Besic to make his full league debut for the Blades, after his impressive cameo at Norwich last weekend.