'Why Lundstram over Norwood?' . . . ' Ampadu and Brewster, love to see it' . . . 'that's the side I wanted' - Sheffield United fans react to Liverpool team news

Striker Rhian Brewster will make his first start in Sheffield United colours against Premier League champions Liverpool – the club which sold him to the Blades in the summer transfer window – at Anfield this evening.

Saturday, 24th October 2020, 7:24 pm

The £23m signing has been handed his full debut for the Blades by boss Chris Wilder, who has also opted to start on-loan Chelsea man Ethan Ampadu in Jack O’Connell’s berth in defence as United look to get an unlikely victory on Merseyside.

Meanwhile, Ben Osborn, an unused substitute in the 1-1 draw with Fulham at Bramall Lane on Sunday, starts on the left-side of midfield for the clash against Jurgen Klopp’s champions.

David McGoldrick makes way for Brewster and drops to the bench as do Ollie Norwood and Jack Robinson. Max Lowe misses out through injury.

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Sheffield United striker Rhian Brewster will make his full debut for the Blades against former club Liverpool at Anfield this evening. (Photo by Carl Recine - Pool/Getty Images)

Here’s what United fans on Twitter have made of Wilder’s team selection.

@CallumHobson__ Why has Lundstram got in over Norwood then?

@juancl78 Apart from Lunny that’s the team I’d have wanted to see tonight.

@TeachSUFC Good team but I still don’t get why Norwood isn’t getting nearly as much game time as he should. When he plays well, we play well and he’s been rewarded with a new contract. Is he fatigued or carrying a knock or...?

@craig_fielder Ampadu and Brewster, love to see it

@Bladesam1983 Decent side. Would prefer to have Norwood in the middle and Berge on the right but in Wilder we trust!

@danbullock That's the side I wanted, injuries aside, strongest team in balance. Let's get a performance! #UTB

@Justy1Rice Love the look of that team. Agree with Berge in the middle, much more strength in there tonight. First outing for our new first choice strike force. Come on Blades. #sufc #twitterblades #LIVSHU

@l44mjx Very happy with that line up. Come on Blades!!

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