Billy Sharp sends message to Leeds fans, wishes things could've been different

The 29-year-old has explained his move from Leeds to Sheffield United.

Billy Sharp's initial reaction on Twitter to leaving Leeds United for Sheffield United was a simple one: the striker posted the colours of red and white in response to the club's official confirmation of his move.

Once he had more time, though, the forward posted the above statement, including a message to both the Blades and Whites faithfuls.

Indeed, Sharp is full of thanks to Leeds fans for the support they gave him during his time at Elland Road - and there was plenty of it.

The 29-year-old is sad things could not have turned out differently for him at the Yorkshire club, however, with a lack of goals and minutes ultimately seeing him deemed surplus to requirements.

Uwe Rosler was the manager who offloaded Sharp at Leeds but his role in the side was under question even under Neil Redfearn, who was eager to give the forward a chance when he could. It just didn't work out for the striker at United. A fresh start may be just what he needs at his former club, with his time with the Whites at least letting him fulfil his wish of playing for Leeds.

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