New signings in rivalry to make Blades bows in derby
Sheffield United may hand debuts to Ryan Leonard, Lee Evans and James Wilson in opposition to Sheffield Wednesday on Friday evening.
All 3 joined the membership this week and boss Chris Wilder may throw them instantly into his aspect because the Blades try to reach a primary Steel City derby double since 2005-06.
Wilder may additionally recall various gamers after he made 9 adjustments for the FA Cup win at Ipswich closing week.
Striker Ched Evans has returned to complete coaching after an ankle harm, however isn’t in a position for fit motion and defender Kieron Freeman (knee) and midfielder David Brooks (glandular fever) are nonetheless out.
New Sheffield Wednesday boss Jos Luhukay has a baptism of fireside as he’s taking his aspect around the town for his first recreation in rate.
Luhukay most effective had a observing transient at Carlisle within the FA Cup closing week following his appointment as Carlos Carvalhal’s successor closing week.
The Dutchman was once coy on which of his injured gamers will likely be to be had at Bramall Lane, however his harm listing stays long.
Keiren Westwood (rib), Gary Hooper, Barry Bannan, Jack Hunt (all hip), Sam Hutchinson (knee) are simply one of the vital first-teamers suffering with accidents.