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Sheffield United facing potential midfielder blow as January edges closer

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Sheffield United have been up and down in the Championship so far this season, failing to put together a consistent run of good form and it’s left them down in 17th place.

However, one bright spark has been the form of on-loan star Morgan Gibbs-White – but The Athletic reports that parent side Wolves may consider bringing him back to the Premier League in January.

The player has managed nine games so far in the second tier this season and already has five goal contributions, with three goals and two assists. He’s looked sharp and it isn’t his first time impressing on loan either, looking relatively impressive for Swansea when he was shipped out to them too despite playing just six games for them.

The 21-year-old has even featured for his parent club in the Premier League and despite racking up 16 showings and two goals for them, they decided the best port of call this year would be to send him elsewhere so he can get much more frequent action.

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It’s paid dividends so far, as the Blades have benefitted from his superb dribbling, vision and finishing ability so far this year. The player too has shown he can cut in the second tier and is looking better and better with more and more gametime.

His parent club are liking what they see of Gibbs-White too, with The Athletic claiming that Wolves are happy what they are seeing of him during his loan spell. They’ve said they would like to see him remain with the Championship outfit and continue to grow having managed to break into the starting eleven and get frequent competitive action – but that they may think about a recall of the player.

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Although Wolves then are happy to see the player making steady progress with Sheffield United – and may leave him in place to continue getting valuable experience and reaching his potential – if he continues to shine, then Wolves are already thinking about potentially bringing him back to the top flight and the option is there for them to bring him back home.

The Verdict

Although Morgan Gibbs-White could certainly help Wolves – and he would most likely get gametime at Molineux – he would be better served staying with the Blades. To keep uprooting him means he would have to adapt to different teams and different styles of play which can’t be beneficial to him.

Leaving him with Sheffield United would allow the youngster to keep improving his game and show that he is more than capable of Championship football. Once his job is done there, then Wolves should consider their next course of action with the player.


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