'Strong starting 11, strong bench! Love it' - Sheffield United fans' verdict on team to face Leicester City

Sheffield United will field the same starting XI which began Saturday’s 3-0 drubbing of Chelsea for the huge teatime clash with Leicester City at the King Power Stadium.

Thursday, 16th July 2020, 5:29 pm

The only change to the matchday squad is the return of Scottish midfield man John Fleck, who replaces former Manchester City and Everton star Jack Rodwell on the bench.

A win for Chris Wilder’s eighth placed United side will see them leapfrog Tottenham Hotspur and Wolverhampton Wanderers and move to within two points of Manchester United, who are currently sitting in fifth, as the fight for European places reaches an exciting climax.

Here’s what United fans have had to say about tonight’s team to face the Foxes, who are without key men Ben Chilwell in defence and highly-rated midfielder James Maddison.

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@MaxRadford12 Well done for not putting Fleck in. Osborn deserves his shirt.

@ChrisHu45292304 Makes sense keeping Osborn in. C'mon Blades

@WAS0992 Strong starting 11, strong bench! Love it

@jonathan_wrong Huge performance from Didzy and McBurnie up top please. UTB

Sheffield United midfielder John Fleck replaces Jack Rodwell on the bench for his side's game at Leicester City tonight. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

@emmahollyhancox Smashing lineup, go get em Blades

@daviesblades83 Good starting eleven. Strong bench. Great to see Flecky back for the Bladesmen

@Nathan_sufc21 Come on you red and white wizards let’s have a win and let’s go up to 6th! #sufc #twitterblades