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Britton joins Blades from Swansea

11 Jun 2010 15:15:41

Britton joins Blades from Swansea

Swansea City midfielder Leon Britton has joined Sheffield United on a free transfer after turning down a new contract at the Liberty Stadium.Britton, 27, drew interest from Premier League side Wigan Athletic, Swansea and Championship rivals Middlesbrough. But Blades boss Kevin Blackwell revealed he had beaten those top-flight clubs to Britton's signature. "It looked like being a losing battle a few weeks ago when Premiership interest stalled our bid," said Blackwell. "But he looked at ever.... read more


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