Sheffield United are still in the mix to sign Manchester City star Kyle Walker, who is weighing up his options after winning the Champions League.

Walker was left out of the starting XI by Pep Guardiola for the final win over Inter Milan but still played a crucial role for City in their historic season.

However, with just a year left on his deal and Guardiola keen to keep his squad fresh, Walker is now considering his next step.

And according to TalkSPORT, the Blades are one of the options for the England man.

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Kyle Walker to consider Sheffield United return

It’s been no secret that Walker wants to play in the red and white again before his career is up. He admitted it himself earlier this season and the Blades have always been open to Walker coming back.

TalkSPORT claims that United are keen on bringing Walker back this summer. However, there are other options on the table for him as well, including big-money offers from Saudi Arabia.

The likes of Aston Villa are also keen on bringing Walker back as well.

One sticking point for United is Walker’s huge wages. He’s on a reported £160k-a-week at City, meaning any deal will hinge on him taking a huge pay cut to return to his boyhood club.

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There isn’t too much sentiment around in football nowadays but there does seem a genuine interest from Walker in returning to Bramall Lane.

And if money isn’t the number one driver for him, then this deal might well have some legs in it.

It would be quite remarkable if United did somehow manage to sign Kyle Walker. A Champions League winner and England international coming in would ramp the standards up immensely.

However, Walker will likely have an abundance of offers on the table. As it stands, then, United are probably going to find this hard to do.

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