Done deal


By Jake Bacon

10th January 2020,
5:19 pm

Updated: 10th January 2020,
5:43 pm

Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder has signed a new contract with the club until 2024.

The 52-year-old has guided the Blades from League One to eighth place in the Premier League since taking over three-and-a-half years ago.

Chris Wilder has been a revelation at Sheffield United

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Chris Wilder has been a revelation at Sheffield United

Wilder ended Sheffield United’s 12-year exile from the Premier League when they sealed automatic promotion back to the top-flight last season.

And his side have seamlessly coped with the step up by beating Arsenal, while earning credible draws with Manchester United, Chelsea and Tottenham.

Wilder, who is a boyhood Blades fan, said: “Naturally, I’m delighted to sign a new deal until 2024 and commit to the club that is close to my heart.

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“I am grateful to Prince Abdullah for taking the initiative and offering this contract, we’ve had a great few years and hopefully we can continue the upward curve – let’s see how far we can go on this journey.”

Wilder’s assistant, Alan Knill, has also been rewarded with a new contract.

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Blades owner Prince Abdullah added: “Chris has played an integral role in our recent and current success and we want him at the helm in the future, driving us forward, hence the new long-term contract.

“He is a dynamic leader, with whom the supporters connect and it is important that we have someone of his stature leading this club on the field.

“Securing the signature of Chris was paramount and underpins all the plans we have for the club over the next few years.”

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