Blades bring in De Laet on loan

25 September 2010 11:42
Sheffield United have signed Manchester United defender Ritchie De Laet on loan - with the Belgian set for his debut against Leeds on Saturday.[LNB] Blades boss Gary Speed had lined up a loan switch for De Laet to help bolster their defensive options.[LNB]The Belgian international is highly-rated at Old Trafford and he has made six first-team appearances since arriving from Stoke in January 2009.[LNB]De Laet will go straight into the Blades squad for Saturday's clash at Leeds and Speed believes he will prove a valuable addition to the squad.[LNB]"We need versatile cover in case of further disruption and Ritchie will go straight into our squad at Leeds on Saturday.[LNB]"I have seen him play loads of times, he's a good, solid player and I'm very pleased to get him here."

Source: Team_Talk