Manchester United and Leeds are competing for Kyron Gordon, Sheffield United’s center-back

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Manchester United and Leeds join Liverpool and Everton in the race for 18-year-old Sheffield United defender Kyron Gordon

  • Man United and Leeds have joined the race for Sheffield United’s Kyron Gordon
  • The 18-year-old center-back was in and around United’s first team
  • Merseyside rivals Everton and Liverpool have also taken note of Gordon

Manchester United and Leeds have joined growing club clubs to keep an eye on Sheffield United’s prospect Kyron Gordon.

The 18-year-old center-back has been in and around United’s first team roster this season after impressing playing for the Bramall Lane club’s U23s and teaming up with the first team in training.

Former boss Chris Wilder and Paul Heckingbottom were both satisfied with Gordon’s development and attitude, while the teenager is aiming for his breakthrough with a year to go.

Man United and Leeds are interested in Kyron Gordon, Sheffield United's young center back

Man United and Leeds are interested in Kyron Gordon, Sheffield United’s young center back

Merseyside rivals Everton and Liverpool have also taken note of Gordon’s progress this season, but now Manchester United and Leeds have watched the young defender as they consider potential new recruits.

Although facing relegation to the Championship, Sheffield United has some promising young players on the fringes of their first team, with Gordon one of the highest rated players.

All four Premier League admirers are constantly assessing talented prospects like Gordon with the goal of adding depth to their youth rankings and may consider taking a step in the summer as part of an anticipated reform of the Blades .

Ostend coach Alexander Blessin is among the front runners to succeed Chris Wilder as manager and he has a reputation for working well with young players and on a limited budget.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer could make a move for Gordon after United scouts recently watched him

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer could make a move for Gordon after United scouts recently watched him

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer could make a move for Gordon after United scouts recently watched him

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