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Sheffield United: Fans praise Lys Mousset after West Ham goal

Sheffield United: Fans praise Lys Mousset after West Ham goal

Sheffield United claimed a 1-1 draw against West Ham United on Saturday, coming from behind to claim a point at the London Stadium (via BBC Sport).

Robert Snodgrass had put the Hammers ahead, but Lys Mousset came off the bench to equalise for Chris Wilder’s side.

It was a result which moved the Blades up to seventh in the table at the time of writing (BBC Sport) and it was Mousset’s second goal in as many matches having also netted the winner against Arsenal on Monday night (Transfermarkt).

The Frenchman arrived at Bramall Lane from AFC Bournemouth in the summer, and the signing raised a few eyebrows considering he had scored just five goals in 71 appearances for the Cherries (Transfermarkt).

However he is quickly silencing his doubters and he has now bagged three goals in seven Premier League appearances this season (Transfermarkt).

On top of that, at the time of writing he also has the best goals per minute ratio in the league of players with a minimum of three strikes, with a goal every 66 minutes (via @The_Bladesman).

He is quickly becoming a fans favourite in South Yorkshire, and following his latest goal he was getting plenty of praise from the Blades’ faithful on Twitter, with some saying that he now needs to start regularly…

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