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Sheffield United: Fans want Lys Mousset to start against Arsenal

Sheffield United: Fans want Lys Mousset to start against Arsenal

Sheffield United have made a solid start to life in the Premier League having been promoted from the Championship last term.

The Blades have picked up a respectable nine points from their first eight games, producing some impressive performances particularly away at Chelsea where they drew (BBC Sport) and at Goodison Park where they beat Everton (BBC Sport).

Next up for Chris Wilder’s side is a home game against Arsenal, and fans will be hoping of a repeat of their performance against the Gunners in their last Premier League campaign when they beat them 1-0 in 2006 (BBC Sport).

In terms of what team the Blades will select, it largely picks itself at the moment. However, one position that Wilder may look to make changes is up front.

Oliver McBurnie and Callum Robinson have been the preferred choices so far and has played the most minutes (Transfermarkt), but with the duo having netted just two goals between them several Sheffield United fans would like to see Lys Mousset given the nod.

The former Bournemouth striker is yet to start for the Blades in the Premier League (Transfermarkt), but has often made an impact from the bench and got himself on the scoresheet at Everton.

Supporters think that now is the time for Wilder to unleash the Frenchman from the off, with many of them suggesting he should partner Billy Sharp…

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