Arsenal and Everton lead a bunch of groups contemplating a summer season switch bid for Sheffield United midfielder Sander Berge.
A lot of high European golf equipment are additionally recognized to be eager on the Norway worldwide, who returned to aggressive motion on Sunday after greater than 4 months out with a hamstring damage.
Sky Sports activities Information understands the Blades are planning to maintain the vast majority of their current squad intact as they attempt to return to the Premier League at their first try.
Nevertheless, United know they could battle to maintain maintain of Berge, because of the variety of high golf equipment eager to signal him.
United’s relegation has additionally prompted a major discount in Berge’s launch clause – from £45m to £35m – solely fuelling additional curiosity within the participant.
The versatile 23-year previous has performed as each a box-to-box and holding midfielder since his arrival from Genk in January 2020.
His damage got here because the 6ft 4inch Scandinavian was enjoying his greatest soccer thus far at Bramall Lane, with then supervisor Chris Wilder describing him as “our greatest participant of the season up to now by a rustic mile”.
Whereas Berge is blissful to play wherever throughout midfield, many imagine his greatest place could finally be in central defence.
A well-liked determine at Bramall Lane, Berge is blissful at United, however believes his future will lie away from South Yorkshire.
Arsenal could have one benefit over their rivals for Berge, of their assistant supervisor, Albert Stuivenberg, who labored with him at Genk.
He stated of Berge: “He’s already very mature. He’s clever, reads the sport properly, and takes the initiative. He has the potential to change into a future chief.”