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Sander Berge is reportedly happy at Sheffield United, despite being linked with a £35m transfer

Sander Berge is happy at Sheffield United despite being strongly linked with a transfer, reports Sky Sports.

Arsenal and Everton apparently now lead the ever-growing list of clubs interested in signing Berge this summer.

The midfielder is being strongly linked with an exit from the Blades following their relegation from the Premier League.

Berge has a release clause of £35m. It would have been £45m had United not dropped down to the Championship.

Aston Villa, Liverpool, Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur are also said to be keen on Berge.

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Meanwhile, a number of top European sides are keeping an eye on the Norway international as well.

Current caretaker manager, Paul Heckingbottom, has previously said he expects Berge to stay next season.

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Unfortunately for any fans hoping Berge might hang around in South Yorkshire a little longer, the report goes onto add that he believes his future lies away from the club.

Which is unsurprising considering the list of teams thought to be interested.

It was something of a coup when the Blades signed Berge from Genk for £22m in January 2020.

For them to make a £13m profit on the 23-year-old 18 months later is a decent outcome.

Former boss Chris Wilder said that Berge was “our best player of the season so far by a country mile” earlier in 2020/21.

Wilder also admitted that United were a stepping stone in the Norwegian’s career.

The sad thing is that relegation has probably ended that relationship a little earlier than hoped.

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