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Sheffield Utd boss Heckingbottom relieved keeping Berge, Ndaye

Sheffield United star Sander Berge committed his immediate future to the club this winter.

Manager Paul Heckingbottom did have concerns about Berge wanting to leave for a Premier League club.

He even took the midfielder out of a recent squad for a 3-3 draw with National League side Wrexham in the FA Cup.

Heckingbottom admitted in a recent news conference that Berge is staying.

He said: "There was interest and bids and I know they (Berge and teammate Iliman Ndiaye) could have been sold, but they weren't.

“I said all along at Wrexham that Sander wasn't there because there was speculation.

'I was still hopeful he wouldn't go. I didn't want him to go and Sander is comfortable. Sander is delighted he is still here. I am pleased and grateful we have kept the players."

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