Aaron Ramsdale was neglected of Sheffield United’s squad to face West Brom as he wasn’t in the suitable mind set to play, based on Slavisa Jokanovic. The Blades primary is closing in on a transfer to Arsenal after the 2 golf equipment agreed a deal in precept, reported to be for £24million plus add-ons. The Gunners have pursued Ramsdale all summer time however United have been eager to retain the 24-year-old’s providers regardless of Jokanovic beforehand admitting he wished to be a Premier League participant. Ramsdale was then neglected of the squad to face the Baggies on Wednesday night time as hypothesis intensified, with Michael Verrips handed his league debut between the sticks.
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When quizzed about Ramsdale’s absence earlier than kick off on the Hawthorns, Jokanovic would not verify a deal was imminent however revealed his goalkeeper wasn’t in the suitable headspace to play. “We spoke to Aaron and he felt he wasn’t prepared for the sport,” Jokanovic informed Sky Sports forward of kick-off. “He wasn’t proper and we took the choice to not decide him for the sport. It is easy, he’s not in the suitable mind-set and we choose to not complicate issues. So we begin with Mike (Verrips).” Verrips is one among three adjustments made by United, with John Fleck and Ben Osborn reintroduced into the beginning XI.