Sheffield United Transfers: Roma want Sander Berge
Sheffield United Transfers: Sander Berge wanted by Roma and AC Milan

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Sheffield United Transfers: Sander Berge wanted by Roma and AC Milan

Sheffield United midfielder, Sander Berge, is once again being linked with a move to Serie A.

In unsurprising news emerging from reports over in Italy, Berge is being linked with a move to both Roma and AC Milan.

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Calciomercato makes the claim. They suggest that Roma boss Jose Mourinho could look to sign Berge, while Milan’s long-term interest in the Norwegian sees them in the mix as well.

Berge, who was persistently linked with a move away in the summer, has returned from injury for United to good effect recently. Much like Iliman Ndiaye, keeping Berge is widely regarded as Paul Heckingbottom’s priority this month.

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Calciomercato claims that the Blades value Berge around the £15m mark. However, the Italian pair believe that can come down owing to Berge’s contract situation.

The Blades paid £22m to sign Berge when in the Premier League. He was integral last season as United made the playoffs. However, a series of injuries has seen his consistency hampered at times.

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While out of the pair, keeping Ndiaye would be the priority for most Blades, the notion of selling Berge doesn’t sit well.

This is a midfielder who, on his day, is as good as anyone in the division. This is also a player who if we do win promotion, will have no issue in performing at Premier League level.

United’s stance is said to be clear on Berge. No sale unless a £35m release clause is met. Roma and Milan, then, might have another thing coming if they think a cheap deal is there.

Should United hang onto and keep Berge fit, then promotion beckons. And that, rather than a quick £10m or so, is surely more important.

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