Latest Championship/EFL transfer news
Latest Championship/EFL transfer news

Sheffield United rumours: ex-Blades boss set to miss out on Fulham job, West Brom urged to land Premier League midfielder

Sheffield United have two months left to conclude their summer transfer business, and look set to escalate their activity in order to secure some new signings ahead of the 2021/22 campaign.

Thursday, 1st July 2021, 9:19 am

The Blades will be playing Championship football this season, but will be hopeful of challenging for promotion back to the Premier League, with new manager Slavisa Jokanovic boasting the invaluable experience of taking Fulham out of the division back in 2018.

Meanwhile, England's Euro 2020 journey continues, following a huge 2-0 win over Germany earlier in the week. Speaking after the match, ex-Blade and Man of the Match Harry Maguire said: “First and foremost to have the fans, that felt like a proper football match, the first time I have felt it in a long time, that was the atmosphere we were missing and the atmosphere football deserves.

“It is magnificent to get the fans back in the stadium, of course to put a smile on their faces after a tough couple of years for everyone in the country.

“We knew the pressure of coming out at Wembley against Germany. We knew we had to win the game, we did it with a great performance, a controlled performance and a magnificent victory and a big celebration in the end.

“It is a magnificent night for everyone involved who follows this country, we put a smile on a lot of people’s faces, that’s what we do, that’s why we play football.”

Here are today's biggest transfer stories and the latest team news involving Sheffield United and the rest of the Championship, as the reaction to the summer transfer window activity and build-up to the eagerly-anticipated new season continues:

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