Sheffield United £10million striker Lys Mousset endorsed by boss Wilder after emerging as real deal for high-flying Blades

Sheffield United £10million striker Lys Mousset endorsed by boss Wilder after emerging as real deal for high-flying Blades

LYS MOUSSET made a quiet arrival at Sheffield United due to fitness issues after his £10million summer move from Bournemouth. But the 23-year-old French striker is quickly making up for lost time. The club’s joint top scorer with three goals demonstrated what an influence he can be as a play-maker as well, laying on all three of the Blades’ strikes in the demolition of Burnley to go sixth in the Premier League table.

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Critics don't get it but Wilder is man with proven plan for Sheffield United's step up to big time

Critics don't get it but Wilder is man with proven plan for Sheffield United's step up to big time

CRITICS of Sheffield United’s chances of surviving their return to the Premier League longer than the last attempt 12 years ago, have moved into overdrive. It’s tough for any promoted club but the flack seems to be born more out of ignorance rather than informed opinion. Boss Chris Wilder, meanwhile, has spent an unprecedented £40million-plus on players – £20m with add ons for striker Ollie McBurnie. – and broken the Blades transfer record four times. All of the new arrivals appear a good fit to his tried and trusted plan which the doom-mongers fail to understand.

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