Sheffield United have been successful in an approach for Derby County defender Kieron Freeman.

United boss Nigel Clough, formerly of Derby, has been a long time admirer of full back Freeman, and had advances rejected for the player earlier in the summer.

Sky Sports reporter Pete O’Rourke has now confirmed that a fee has been agreed for the 22-year-old.

The Blades are now free to discuss personal terms with the player who has made 25 appearances for Derby, after joining for an undisclosed fee from rivals Nottingham Forest.

Here is O’Rourke’s tweet:

 


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