Popular former Sheffield United star back in Championship after just a month in League One

He’d been out of the game for a while after a release from Sheffield United and then got back into action with Swindon Town in January.

Tuesday, 2nd February 2021, 8:12 am
Former Sheffield United star Kieron Freeman has joined Swansea City

Kieron Freeman’s stint in League One didn’t last long, though, with the former Blades defender making a somewhat surprising return to the Championship with promotion-cashing Swansea City.

The Swans announced the signing at 12.45am, almost two hours after the deadline, with Freeman moving for an undisclosed fee.

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The one-cap Wales international has signed a contract until the end of the season.

Freeman made 141 appearances for United, playing a pivotal role in promotion to the Championship in Chris Wilder’s first season and remained a key member of the squad that went up into the Premier League.

The 28-year old was released in August last year and, such are his talents, was surprisingly without a club until January when he moved to Swindon Town.

Freeman made just two appearanes for the Robins before his deadline day move.