Sheffield United news and rumours: Dean Henderson has England U21 nightmare, Former Blades striker delighted with new club

Here’s today’s news and transfer rumours involving the Blades…

Saturday, 22nd June 2019, 2:46 pm
Updated Saturday, 22nd June 2019, 5:00 pm
(Photo by Ashley Allen/Getty Images)
(Photo by Ashley Allen/Getty Images)

Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson had a game to forget for the England U21’s last night, as the young Lions crashed out of the European Championship with a dramatic 4-2 loss to Romania.

The goalkeeping starlet, who was exceptional on loan for the Blades last season, made a goalkeeping error up there with Robert Green’s infamous gaffe in the 2010 World Cup, and fumbled a Florinel Coman long-range effort in at his near post.

The 22-year-old has previously expressed a desire to start for Manchester United in the 2019/20 campaign, but he’s looking more likely to return to Bramall Lane, once a contract extension with the Red Devils is signed.

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In other news, former Sheffield United striker Clayton Donaldson has expressed his delight at joining Bradford City. The veteran striker, who spent the 2017/18 season at Bramall Lane, described the move as ‘living the dream’, after fulfilling a career ambition of joining the Bantams.

Meanwhile, United have been linked with a shock swoop for former Arsenal and Real Madrid striker Emmanuel Adebayor, who has just been released by Turkish side Istanbul Basaksehir.

The 35-year-old Togolese forward is also said to be a target of Watford and West Ham United, though it is unclear whether any of the three sides mentioned will actually take an interest in signing the former Manchester City man.