Chris Basham has signed a new two and a half year deal at Bramall Lane this week, keeping him at the club until 2021 at the earliest.
The 30-year-old has been inspirational as part of Chris Wilder’s back three and formed a key component of their rise from League One to genuine Premier League promotion candidates.
Having come from a humble background, Basham made his name at Bolton Wanderers before dropping into League One with Blackpool. It was from there he joined Wilder’s revolution whilst the Blades were a League One side, going on to make 179 league starts to date.
Blades fans will be delighted with the news emerging recently, giving them a timely boost ahead of the steel city derby. Basham is integral to the success that they’re enjoying right now, but more than that he symbolises the Chris Wilder era perfectly.
Here are three reasons why he reflects what Sheffield United are all about…
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