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Sheffield United main the race to signal £1.9m rated Wigan full-back Antonee Robinson

Sheffield United leading the race to sign Wigan full-back Antonee Robinson for £1.9m but face stiff competition from Newcastle and West Brom

  • Sheffield United are among the clubs interested in Wigan’s Antonee Robinson
  • The Latics full-back can leave on the cheap after Wigan were relegated 
  • Robinson nearly moved to AC Milan for a fee of around £10m back in January 

Sheffield United are among the clubs in the hunt for Wigan full-back Antonee Robinson this summer.

The 23-year-old can leave the Latics following their relegation to League One following their 12-point deduction after going into administration.

Robinson has impressed at the DW Stadium after he made his one-year loan at the club permanent and joined from Everton.

Wigan full-back Antonee Robinson could be sold on the cheap after the Latics were relegated

Wigan full-back Antonee Robinson could be sold on the cheap after the Latics were relegated

Sheffield United are among the Premier League sides interested in signing the full-back

Sheffield United are among the Premier League sides interested in signing the full-back

The full-back has a £1.9m release clause which has interested Sheffield United who are keen to sign the youngster.

However they could face stiff competition for his signature with both Newcastle and West Bromwich Albion interested.

A move to the Premier League would be huge for the United States international who never made a top-flight appearance during his time at Everton.

It it is considered he might have a better playing chance at West Brom, particularly with recent speculation that manager Slaven Billic is reportedly keen on listening to offers for Kieran Gibbs.

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Robinson was poised to move to AC Milan back in January for a figure of around £10m.

But he was found to have an irregular heart rhythm which resulted in him being sidelined.

Robinson was set to join AC Milan in January for £10m before the move was called off

Robinson was set to join AC Milan in January for £10m before the move was called off

A planned cardiac ablation was deemed unnecessary, and he returned in June.

Financially-troubled Wigan have already sold centre-back Leon Balogun to Scottish Premiership side Rangers while young players Alfie Devine and Jensen Weir joined Tottenham and Brighton respectively.

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