Predicted Sheffield United XI v Chelsea: Two changes, 32-year-old replaces big-money signing

Predicted Sheffield United XI v Chelsea: McGoldrick starts as Wilder makes two changes

Sheffield United travel to Chelsea today looking for a first three points of the season under Chris Wilder.

A trip to Stamford Bridge will bring back good memories of last season, where a Callum Robinson and Lys Mousset inspired comeback sealed a memorable 2-2 draw for the Blades.

However, confidence is low going into this one, despite a couple of spirited performances against both Liverpool and Manchester City in recent weeks.

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United head to London without the likes of John Fleck, Jack O’Connell, and the aforementioned Mousset, while Ethan Ampadu will miss out due to Chelsea being his parent club.

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Other than that, Chris Wilder has a number of selection decisions to make, including who he feels might be able to get in and among the goals at The Bridge. David McGoldrick may get the nod after Wilder admitted he’d seen signs of him getting back to his best this week in training.

With that, here’s how we see the Blades lining up today at Chelsea, with Wilder making two changes to the first XI.

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