Sheffield United have £18.5m offer for Aaron Ramsdale accepted by Bournemouth

SHEFFIELD UNITED have had a bid of £18.5m accepted by Bournemouth for goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale, according to reports.

BID ACCEPTED: Aaron Ramsdale could be on his way back to Sheffield United after a bid of 18.5m was accepted by Bournemouth, according to reports. Picture: Peter Powell/Pool via Getty Images.

The 22-year-old started his career with the Blades before being sold to Bournemouth for £1m in 2017. The successful bid suggests they are not confident of keeping Dean Henderson at Bramall Lane next season.

The Manchester United player enjoyed a fine campaign with the Blades but has previously made clear his desire to earn the No 1 spot at Old Trafford.

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The Blades reportedly had a previous bid in the region of £12m rejected by Bournemouth for Ramsdale, but the improved offer has now been reluctantly accepted.

The Cherries were relegated from the Premier League but new manager Jason Tindall has insisted there will be no "fire-sale" at the the south coast club, causing United to return with a higher transfer sum.

Ramsdale made 37 appearances for Bournemouth last season and has had loan spells at Wimbledon and Chesterfield during his time at the Vitality Stadium.

The Blades had a sell-on clause in the deal which took Ramsdale south, giving them an advantage over other bidders.

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STOPPER: Aaron Ramsdale makes a save. Picture: Ian Walton/Pool via Getty Images.

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