A host of Premier League sides including Crystal Palace and West Ham have been named as holding an interest in Sheffield United’s Rhys Norrington-Davies.
The news comes from The Sun, where they report on Norrington-Davies undergoing surgery on his hamstring. That surgery will rule the Welshman out until February in a big blow to the Blades.
However, in a side note within the report, The Sun names a number of Premier League sides as having an interest in signing Norrington-Davies. Palace and West Ham are among the quartet, with Leicester and Bournemouth making up the foursome.
Of course, Norrington-Davies’ hamstring injury will mean that move away doesn’t happen. It is a small bonus for United in that they get to keep a player who has done well. However, him being out until February does nobody any favours.
Norrington-Davies was in fine form before picking up a hamstring injury against Coventry City. In the end, it cost him his place with Wales for the World Cup.
Sheff U News View: PL interest a nod to Norrington-Davies’ pre-injury form
There was a time when Norrington-Davies never looked like being a regular for United. However, since Paul Heckingbottom took charge, he has gone from strength to strength.
At left centre-back, he looked to be the answer United had been looking for ever since Jack O’Connell went down injured. While at left wing-back, he brought energy and aggression, albeit a lack of final product continues to hold him back.
Regardless, Norrington-Davies has been playing well and interest from clubs like Palace and West Ham is a nice nod to just how well he’s done.
With a bit of luck, he can have a seamless recovery and when he is back in February it will seem like a new signing ready for one last promotion push.