Wolves midfielder Morgan Gibbs-White is currently out on loan at Sheffield United.

The Blades have just sacked their manager Slaviša Jokanović and Paul Heckingbottom has taken over.

Blades CEO Stephen Bettis, said: “Disappointingly, after a slow start, we have not seen an improvement in results, performances and we’d prefer to be in a better league position.

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“A decision has been made and now it is important that we look forward, Paul’s style and ethos matches that of the club and we will support him where possible.”

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That change has an impact on Gibbs-White, around whom there has been plenty of talk about his next move.

Wolves could recall him in January but Jokanovic had made it clear that he thought Gibbs-White wanted to spend the season at Bramall Lane.


It remains to be seen whether Gibbs-White features so heavily in Heckingbottom’s plans.

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Jokanovic also had a repuation for playing attractive passing football, and Gibbs-White was doing well in that setup.

He had seemingly nailed down a role on the right of United’s 4-2-3-1 system.

But Jokanovic would not have lost his job if that formation and gameplan was working as intended.

It remains to be seen how Heckingbottom’s appointment affects Gibbs-White and Wolves will be watching the situation with interest.

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