Sheffield United LIVE: Latest on Blades' bid to strengthen squad | FA Cup build-up as Plymouth Argyle plot upset |
There are 11 days left of the January transfer window and Sheffield United are still keen on bringing in at least one new face.
Jesse Lingard is their main target as Chris Wilder looks to bolster the creativity in his midfield and another central defender is also wanted with United clearly suffering from the continued absence of Jack O’Connell.
We have all the latest on the transfer front and a look ahead to Saturday’s FA Cup match against Plymouth Argyle here on our live blog throughout the day as well as eveything else happening at United.
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Sheffield United LIVE: Transfer news and team news from Chris Wilder’s press conference
Last updated: Thursday, 21 January, 2021, 18:14
- Chris Wilder will be speaking to the media tomorrow
- The Blades take on Plymouth in the FA Cup on Saturday
- United are still after Jesse Lingard but there is expected to be a wait
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