Report: Blades face fight with Bolton and Charlton for midfield target

Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder

Sheffield United interested in Ben Reeves after leaving MK Dons, although face competition from Bolton and Charlton.

Sheffield United are monitoring free agent Ben Reeves, reports the Sheffield Star, who is yet to find a new club after leaving MK Dons this summer.

Reeves is still training with Robbie Neilson's side and is also attracting the interest of Bolton Wanderers and Charlton Athletic.

Sheffield United manager Chris WilderSheffield United manager Chris Wilder

The 25-year-old came up on the Blades' radar back in January, but with only six months left on his contract at Stadium mk then, the Yorkshire club decided against making an official approach and to wait until the summer.

Now Reeves is available to sign on a free transfer and according to Kent Live, the Northern Ireland international would prefer a move to a Championship side.

That would mean good news for United and Bolton, although Charlton manager Karl Robinson may be hoping the fact the duo worked together when he was in charge of the Dons will be to his advantage.

Reeves spent four years with the Buckinghamshire outfit after originally being signed by Robinson from Southampton in 2013, making 135 appearances and scoring 32 goals in all competitions.

Charlton Athletic manager Karl Robinson before the matchCharlton Athletic manager Karl Robinson before the match

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