Sheffield United have really impressed in their first season back in the Championship.
They’re delicately poised on the edge of the play off race, still hoping that a late surge could see them upset the current top six and put them in line for unlikely back to back promotions.
Even if they don’t end up in the top six, their achievements are incredible considering just twelve months ago they were competing in League One. They’ve carried the momentum of the title win over to this campaign and have looked tough to beat and well organised.
Those performances comes from working well as a team, maintaining many of the squad that saw them promoted with additions here and there to strengthen, but not to overhaul. They must now look to the future, not just for new faces to add to the current crop, but also to several high-profile members of the current squad they really should be looking to tie down to lengthy deals.
Here’s FLW’s look at the three players whose futures need discussing sooner, rather than later.