Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday Live: Blades linked with Shane Long and Jermain Defoe, Joost van Aken closer to Owls return | 15 November

The rumour mill has kicked up a notch over the last few days with speculation that Chris Wilder's Sheffield United could be chasing a January move for Shane Long and Jermain Defoe.

Meanwhile, Sheffield Wednesday's Joost van Aken is set to make another step closer to a first team return with more game time for the under-23s on Friday night.

Jermain Defoe and Joost van Aken

Jermain Defoe and Joost van Aken