Sheffield United news: Post transfer deadline headlines

Blades boss Nigel Adkins and co-chairman Jim Phipps
Blades boss Nigel Adkins and co-chairman Jim Phipps
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Here's a look at the news from Bramall Lane the day after the closing of the January transfer window.

Sheffield United co-chairman Jim Phipps has moved to explain to fans why there were no further additions to the Blades squad by transfer deadline day and he claims that it will take two more windows before previous recruitment excesses can be fixed. READ MORE

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Michael Higdon and Conor Dimao have left Sheffield United after their contracts with the League One club were terminated by mutual consent. READ MORE

Nigel Adkins has outlined the importance of establishing a coherent recruitment strategy at Bramall Lane after culling more players from his squad before last night’s transfer deadline. READ MORE

Adkins believes his squad is capable of securing a top six place at the end of the season despite the League One club’s failure to make a breakthrough in the transfer market. READ MORE