Why Chris Wilder won't allow Sheffield United to let European chance slip when Premier League restarts at Aston Villa

Chris Wilder will not allow Sheffield United to let up in their quest for European football when the Premier League restarts next week.

Tuesday, 9th June 2020, 7:13 pm
Updated Tuesday, 9th June 2020, 7:13 pm
Chris Wilder: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Chris Wilder will not allow Sheffield United to let up in their quest for European football when the Premier League restarts next week.

That's the view of Simon Moore, the Blades goalkeeper who has been a part of the Blades squad that has maintained an unlikely tilt for European football after only winning promotion from the Championship last season.

The Blades travel to Villa Park next week seventh in the Premier League table, and will go fifth with victory over Dean Smith's men.

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Fifth could yet prove enough to qualify for the Champions League, if Manchester City's two-year UEFA ban is upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

And Moore, who has returned to contract training alongside his teammates ahead of the big season restart, said: "We've got 10 games left and we're in a fantastic position.

"The gaffer won't let us let that slip. We were the favourites to go down at the start of the season, and now we have a chance of going into Europe.

"We're going to do everything we can in the next few weeks to make that possible."

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