Sheffield United fans react as Billy Sharp is linked with Colorado Rapids transfer

A Sheffield United fans sings during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday at Bramall Lane on January 12, 2018 in Sheffield, England.

The Sheffield United striker is reportedly wanted stateside.

Billy Sharp of Sheffield United celebrates after scoring during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield United and Barnsley at Bramall Lane on August 19, 2017 in Sheffield,...

Sheffield United captain Billy Sharp is being linked with a surprise move to Major League Soccer side Colorado Rapids - who recently signed a trio of UK based players, Danny Wilson (ex-Rangers), Jack Price (Wolverhampton Wanderers) and Tommy Smith (Ipswich Town).

The speculation stems from a report published by ESPN on Friday and has since been regurgitated in various places - including the league's official website.

Sharp had found himself out of favour at Sheffield United, the club he has supported throughout his life and played for across three spells.

A general view of Bramall Lane beofre the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield United and Brentford at Bramall Lane on August 5, 2017 in Sheffield, England.

However, the 32-year-old returned to the fold against former employers Leeds United on Saturday, and quickly made up for lost time by scoring both of the Blades' goals in a 2-1 win.

With promotion still a strong possibility, it is now even less likely that Sharp would call time on his Sheffield United career before the end of the season - at which point he will still have another year left on his Bramall Lane contract.

And most Blades fans are confident their number 10 will remain out of reach of other clubs for the foreseeable future.

Here's what they are saying on Twitter...

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