The youngster is joining the Blades on-loan.
"Johnâ€™s got the enthusiasm and exemplary attitude that you would expect from one of Sir Alex Fergusonâ€™s players," Wilson told the Sheffield Star.
"We know that heâ€™ll run his socks off and heâ€™s clearly got goals in him, although, like anyone, heâ€™ll need to work hard. Weâ€™ve got to be patient with him. Will he start from the off? Weâ€™ll just have to see but I don't see any reason why he shouldn't. You've got to take the plunge some time."