Will Sheffield United renew interest in Wigan's Sam Morsy, amid links to Championship pair?

Chris Wilder manager of Sheffield United before the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield United and Brentford at Bramall Lane on August 5, 2017 in Sheffield, England.

Derby County and Norwich City are said to be chasing the 26-year-old, 15 months since Sheffield United speculation.

Sam Morsy of Wigan Athletic in action during the Sky Bet League One match between Wigan Athletic and Northampton Town at DW Stadium on September 19, 2017 in Wigan, England.

Wigan Athletic's Sam Morsy is being linked with a move to Championship sides Derby County and Norwich City in January, but could Sheffield United enter the running?

United were credited with interest in Morsy at the start of last season (Sheffield Star), but he was loaned to Barnsley instead.

After impressing at Oakwell, the former Chesterfield midfielder returned Wigan in January, and while he was unable to keep them in the Championship, he has since played a key role in trying to get them back there.

Lucas Akins of Burton tackles Paul Coutts of Sheffield Utd during the Sky Bet Championship match between Burton Albion and Sheffield United at Pirelli Stadium on November 17, 2017 in...

According to the Daily Mail, however, Derby and Norwich are hoping to snare Morsy before he can finish what he started, and given their past interest - and the fact their ex-Rams midfielder is out with a broken leg - it would be little surprise if Sheffield United's name is also mentioned in the coming weeks.

Lower-league schooled and with a point to prove at Championship level, you could argue that Morsy, who would follow in the footsteps of fellow Egyptian Ahmed Fathi by moving to Bramall Lane, is a typical Blades recruit.

Should Sheffield United enter the running to sign the reported Derby/Norwich target?

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