Sheffield United have taken the Premier League by storm this year. Led by Chris Wilder, the Blades are maximizing their potential going into the winter break.
At the start of the 2019/20 campaign, Sheffield United were the bookmakers’ favourites to go down.
NBC reporting at the time a 58% chance that they would get relegated, a full 10% more points than the second favourites, Norwich City.
Under Chris Wilder, they have been promoted twice over the last three seasons, but there were concerns over whether his squad and tactics could handle the rigours of the Premier League.
As of February 7th, twenty-five matchdays into the season, Sheffield United are 6th in the table, defying all preseason predictions.f
Even those that thought the Blades would adapt well to the Premier League did not envision this and a lot of the credit has to go to Wilder’s setup and tactics.