Mixed views as Leeds United and Sheffield United fans react to Billy Sharp's transfer

Bramall Lane Sheffield United

Leeds striker Billy Sharp has joined Sheffield United on a two-year deal for an undisclosed fee.

It was confirmed on Saturday night by Sheffield United and Leeds United via their official club websites that Billy Sharp would be once again playing his football at Bramall Lane next season. 

The 29-year-old caused elation among Blades fans, although the Leeds faithful were quite split on news of his departure. 



There is an argument to be had that Sharp was utilised poorly at Leeds - and that all the managers who played their part over the course of the season failed to get him in the areas where he can be dangerous. 

In the Championship, there are few more proven goalscorers than Sharp and it's surprising that Uwe Rosler didn't think about partnering Chris Wood with him for the coming season.

Nevertheless, for Sheffield United, it's a very good signing ahead of what should be a promising season for them. The competition at Leeds, meanwhile, is plentiful in the final third.

Nigel Adkins knows him well and knows how to get the best out of him, so he could be a very decent bet to be one of the top goalscorers in League One next season. For Sharp, it's a chance for a homecoming and a chance that will hopefully see him return to his best. 

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