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Sheffield United: These fans swoon over ace who could play ‘Duffy role’

Sheffield United: These fans swoon over ace who could play ‘Duffy role’ - Sheffield United

Many Sheffield United fans swooned over the performance of Luke Freeman in the Blades’ 2-1 win over Championship club Reading in the FA Cup round-of-sixteen last night.

Freeman achieved a 7.5 rating on Sofascore, second highest in the Blades team behind MOTM Ben Osborn (7.9). The midfielder provided the assist for the winning goal by Billy Sharp in extra-time, and also achieved the highest passing accuracy (94%), number of duels won (25), ground duels (19) out of any other player on the pitch. He also attempted the most dribbles (6) and crosses (12) and was fouled the most times (3), highlighting a quality all-round performance.

Some Blades fans want to see him given more of a chance in the team now, with one suggesting he could play a ‘Duffy role‘, referring to player Mark Duffy occupying the number-ten position the club’s promotion-winning campaign last season. These fans swooned over Freeman’s performance:

Blades fans, would you like to see Freeman start more games? Comment below.


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