Oli McBurnie: Sheffield United agree £17m deal for Swansea striker

McBurnie undergoing medical on Thursday as Sheffield United look set to break transfer record for fourth time this window

Oli McBurnie is set to join Sheffield United from Swansea
Image: Oli McBurnie is set to join Sheffield United from Swansea

Sheffield United have agreed a £17m deal, rising to £20m, with Swansea for striker Oli McBurnie, according to Sky Sports News.

McBurnie began a medical at Sheffield United on Wednesday night and will continue undergoing tests on Thursday.

The move will break the newly promoted Premier League side's transfer record for a fourth time this window.

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Ollie McBurnie deserves his chance in the Premier League after Sheffield United agreed a £17m deal with Swansea, according to the Not The Top 20 podcast

The 23-year-old scored 22 goals and made four assists in 42 Sky Bet Championship appearances last term.

McBurnie helped Swansea to a 10th-place finish in 2018/19, and has two years remaining on his current deal at the Liberty Stadium with the option for a further season.

The Scot would become Sheffield United's eighth signing of the summer transfer window.

Oli McBurnie of Swansea City applauds the fans at the final whistle during the Sky Bet Championship match between Swansea City and Derby County at the Liberty Stadium on May 01, 2019 in Swansea, Wales
Image: McBurnie scored 22 goals for Swansea in the Championship last term

Dean Henderson recently arrived at Bramall Lane on a second successive season-long loan from Manchester United, while Ben Osborn has also joined the Blades for an undisclosed fee from Nottingham Forest.

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