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Sheffield United Relegation Odds and Latest Relegation News - Sheff Utd 1/5 to be relegated

We examine Sheffield United's chances of being relegated, with the Blades currently 1/5 favourites to go down.

Promoted as the Championship's runners-up behind Burnley last year, Sheffield United have found life difficult in the top flight at the beginning of this campaign, with the Blades 1/5 favourites to be relegated.

Spending two seasons in the Championship following relegation from the Premier League in 2020-21, Blades boss Paul Heckingbottom was able to return the club to the promised land with the bulk of the same squad still intact.

However, two of these players who were key members of Sheffield United's promotion campaign last term - Iliman Ndiaye and Sander Berge - were poached by Marseille and Burnley respectively over the summer.

The departures of this key duo has put an added strain on a squad which already faced a tough ask to compete in the Premier League, and the South Yorkshire outfit have picked up just one point from their opening seven matches to sit bottom of the table.

An 8-0 crushing at the hands of Newcastle will have particularly knocked the Blades' confidence, with pressure already mounting on manager Paul Heckingbottom.

Sheffield United odds to get relegated

  • Sheffield United relegation odds - 1/5
  • Sheffield United to finish bottom odds - 5/4
  • Sheffield United not to be relegated odds - 10/3

Relegation Betting

Sheffield United's underlying data so far this season doesn't make for good reading either with the Blades alarmingly posting the second-lowest xG and highest xGA in the division.

If Heckingbottom's side are to turn things around and keep themselves afloat this season, much will depend on the impact the likes of £18.5m signing Cameron Archer and other new additions such as Gustavo Hamer, Vinicius Souza and Auston Trusty are able to make in the Premier League.

Have Sheffield United ever been relegated before?

Sheffield United have been relegated from the Premier League on three occasions - in 1994, 2007 and 2021.

Their last relegation in 2020-21 saw the Blades finish rock bottom in the Premier League on just 26 points.

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