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Bradford suffer blow as striker returns to parent club



Play-off hopefuls Bradford City have suffered a blow as it was announced, Marc McNulty would be returning to his parent club Sheffield United – reports the Telegraph and Argus.

McNulty joined the Bantams on a season long loan deal in the summer transfer window, and had featured 16 times this season.

The deal during the summer included a recall clause for the Blades and Chris Wilder has taken up this option, following an injury to striker Leon Clarke.

It is believed Wilder wanted to bolster his attacking line up as the Blades look to extend their lead at the top of League One.

Despite McNulty only scoring once during his loan spell at Valley Parade the Blades boss obviously feels Billy Sharp, who has scored 17 league goals this season, 12 more than any other player, needs more help- and McNulty could be the man to do that.

Bantam’s boss Stuart McCall did admit the South Yorkshire side had been in touch with him regarding McNulty’s loan deal. He told the Telegraph and Argus: “Chris kept me in the loop all last week and they want to have five strikers.”

This sudden departure could see Bradford dip into the transfer market in the coming weeks.

Bradford fans… Who would you like to see replace McNulty during the January transfer window? Let us know your thoughts and opinions in the comments below!

Alfie is a journalist based in Yorkshire with years of experience covering the EFL. A current focus on Huddersfield Town and their fortunes back in the Championship, but out and about at as many games as possible. Covered Leeds United during their promotion-winning season in 2019/20.

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