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SportSheffield United break club transfer record again for Robinson

21:31  12 july  2019
21:31  12 july  2019 Source:   goal.com

Sheffield United make Freeman club's record signing

Sheffield United make Freeman club's record signing A reported £5million fee has been paid by Sheffield United to snap up midfielder Luke Freeman from QPR.

Sheffield United have confirmed the signing of midfielder Luke Freeman from QPR for an undisclosed club record fee. Freeman is the Blades’ first summer signing “Luke Freeman arrives at Bramall Lane on a three-year deal, with the Blades paying QPR an undisclosed club record fee for the 27-year-old

Callum Robinson looks set to complete a move to Sheffield United after the Blades had a bid accepted by Preston North End. Robinson is in the final year of his contract at Deepdale and has not featured so far in their pre-season fixtures. Sheffield United are currently in the Algarve on a training

Sheffield United break club transfer record again for Robinson © Getty Images Sheffield United's new record signing Callum Robinson

Sheffield United have broken the club's transfer record to land striker Callum Robinson from Preston North End.

The Blades are reported to have spent £8million on the Republic of Ireland international, who has signed a four-year deal.

It is the second time this month United have paid out a club record fee ahead of their Premier League return.

Luke Freeman joined from Queens Park Rangers for a reported £5m, while manager Chris Wilder has also agreed a new contract.

"Callum fits into our structure perfectly as we look to Championship players who we feel can be successful at Premier League level," Wilder said of 24-year-old Robinson.

"Callum is someone who was on our radar a number of years ago and he has progressed how we thought he would and hopefully there is plenty more to come.

"I feel Callum is a great age and what we have paid represents great value in the current market."

Robinson hit 12 goals in 27 Championship appearances for PNE last term.

Sheffield Wednesday boss Bruce confirms talks over Newcastle job.
The former Sunderland manager is the prime candidate to take over the job left vacant by Rafa Benitez at St. James' Park

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