The Blades are undoubtedly excited for the upcoming Sky Bet Championship campaign which sees them ply their trade in the second-tier for the first time following a six-year absence.
Having endured the drop to League One back in 2011, Sheffield United supporters, including trustworthy manager Chris Wilder, will feel they are back where they belong and their next step is to solidify Championship status.
Wilder has unexpectedly added great numbers to his squad despite seemingly gliding through last season, as no less than five players have walked through the doors at Bramall Lane since their promotion-winning term.
The only flaw to his recruitment is they have all disapprovingly come from the lower tiers of the Football League which may show what calibre of arrivals the boss is aiming for.
However, the reasoning behind that may just be to add strength in depth and, hopefully, he’ll utilise the footballers at his disposal instead of reducing his transfer budget for the January window.
Here are TWO Sheffield United fringe players that Chris Wilder must give a chance to shine in their pre-season friendlies…