Sander Berge’s future at Sheffield United remains in limbo as Arsenal transfer saga rumbles on
Sheffield United are bracing for a transfer saga that will last until the end of the summer window for Sander Berge, with Arsenal unwilling to pay the asking price of £ 35million at the moment for the 23-year-old according to Sheffield Star.
The Gunners are believed to believe the price will be lowered by the Blades as the deadline draws near, which will frustrate United’s hierarchy as they would like to close a sale as quickly as possible.
United are resigned to ultimately losing Berge, but Slavisa Jokanovic – who begins her new job at the club on Thursday – is now “planning for life” with the powerful midfielder to start the 2021-22 league campaign.
Berge was a £ 22million capture in January 2020 from Genk in Belgium and the Blades are looking to make a profit on him amid interest from much larger outfits.
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But they could end up having to settle for something much closer to the fees they ended up paying for the Norway international 18 months ago – however long it takes, the club expect to what Berge does not play in United’s red and white stripes. when September comes.
Berge is definitely a unique midfielder and has special qualities, but has he shown enough that United are valued at £ 35million? I am not so sure.
He certainly has the ability to improve a lot more and being surrounded by better players is likely to get the most out of him, but with Arsenal ready to spend a large amount of money on Ben White, are they really going to let him down? for Berge as well as?
United will likely have to be prepared to play the waiting game when it comes to selling Berge – it smacks of the deadline day transfer saga being pushed to the limit in my eyes.