Arsenal-linked Aaron Ramsdale completely omitted from Sheffield United’s League Cup clash
Sheffield United to face Carlisle
Sheffield United are set to face off with Carlisle on Tuesday evening.
The tie is a 1st round League Cup meeting, and takes place at Sheffield United’s ground, Bramall Lane.
The tie kicks off at 7:45 PM UK time, and as is the norm, both sides would release their matchday squads an hour before kick-off.
Sheffield United’s squad was of particular interest due to the fact that Aaron Ramsdale was not in the eleven or on the bench:
Brewster & Sharp up top. 👊
Here’s how the Blades line up against Carlisle in the @Carabao_Cup this evening. Come on United!! 🔴 pic.twitter.com/6tfQc0wWLj
— Sheffield United (@SheffieldUnited) August 10, 2021
Arsenal linked with Aaron Ramsdale
Aaron Ramsdale has been fairly heavily linked with a move to Arsenal this summer.
At least two bids are believed to have come in from the Gunners, with football.london reporting Ramsdale is Mikel Arteta’s main goalkeeping target this summer:
Alex Runarsson will sign for Turkish side Altay Spor on loan next week.
The Gunners are preparing a third bid for Aaron Ramsdale, and Arthur Okonkwo is being considered as third choice goalkeeper.
Ben White’s #AFC move also set to be announced.https://t.co/CfZyWxbWkB
— Chris Wheatley (@ChrisWheatley_) July 25, 2021
However, Ramsdale would, despite links to Arsenal, start for the Blades in their Championship opener over the weekend.
This may have led to some believing that Ramsdale was set to stay in Yorkshire this season. And if he had started on Tuesday, that theory would have been even more believable as, of course, if he featured against Carlisle, the Englishman would then be cup-tied for any club he would sign for this summer.
But the fact he is not even on the bench could suggest that another club are still interested in him?
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