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Manchester City star Kyle Walker considered a return to Sheffield United this summer

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Manchester City player Kyle Walker considered a return to his boyhood club Sheffield United in the summer window. However, the deal fell off later. The Englishman has recently became the captain of City after signing a new two-year deal at Etihad. Though, it has just been public that how close he was returning to his boyhood club Sheffield United. The reports from both German and England media suggested that Walker was on the list of Thomas Tuchel in the summer. It seemed that the stars were aligning for him to leave Manchester City after a historic season.

However, Walker remains at City in the end and committed to Pep and Etihad Stadium. However, Bayern was not the only possibility for the right-back. According to a report from TEAMtalk, Walker was ‘more than willing’ to leave City and join his boyhood club Sheffield United. Kyle made two senior appearances for Sheffield United in the late 2000s. The move to Bramall Lane was fulcrumed at the potential takeover of the Yorkshire club. However, the takeover did not happen. As a result, Sheffield cannot raise the required funds for the transfer despite a big payout after gaining promotion.

It now looks like Walker will finish his career at City and becoming the captain after Gundogan’s exit. after six games of the Premier League campaign, City remains unbeaten and sit at top of the table with maximum points. They must be looking forward for a record fourth consecutive title and sixth in seven years.

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