Sheffield United fans send divided message on pursuit of Conor Hourihane from Aston Villa


Sheffield United fans are divided over the news their club are considering a move for Conor Hourihane.

The Blades were this weekend linked to the playmaker of Aston Villa.

The 30-year-old’s time at Villa Park is over and he spent the second half of last season on loan at Swansea.

United are looking to use the loan market to bolster their squad ahead of the new season, which begins August 7 at home against Birmingham.

And Hourihane is the latest name to surface.

However, the report claims that the rivals of the West Brom promotion are also interested and if United are to take a step, they may have to fight with rivals Villa’s Midlands.

There won’t be any issues with a character reference, as the Republic of Ireland international is no stranger to a few of the players in the Blades dressing room.

Here is what United supporters have said following the interest reported yesterday.

The majority were in favor of a move.

However, not all fans are sold.

Some believe, if United’s report of interest in Hourihane is true, that a much younger player should be targeted.

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