In a day of twists and turns for Sheffield United and star midfielder Sander Berge, it looks like the Norwegian might actually be staying put after all.
Reports throughout the day claimed Berge was set to join Club Brugge, who are trying to lure the United star away from Bramall Lane with low-cost offers. However, despite there being talk of United even agreeing to sign a replacement, it looks like Berge is staying now.
have rejected all offers for Berge and the midfielder will now stay at Bramall Lane.
🚨 Sander Berge stays at Sheffield United. Premier League clubs tried to sign the Norwegian on a loan with option or obligation to buy on Deadline Day, but they were all rejected by Sheffield United. The final decision was just made minutes ago. He is not joining Club Brugge. pic.twitter.com/HqUKXrRAL7— Arilas Ould-Saada (@arilasos) September 1, 2022
Saada has been right about things related to Berge in the past, so his tweet may be taken with some seriousness by Blades fans at the end of the day.
Of course, things could still change and throughout the day there were conflicting reports from different journalists across Europe as it is. Brugge clearly want Berge, but United’s position has been clear and it looks like Prince Abdullah has stuck to it.
Berge has already been a standout player for United this season, with Paul Heckingbottom insisting he wanted to keep his man throughout. As things stand, it looks like he was able to get his wish.
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