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Further transfer movement…

Kevin Blackwell has continued his summer transfer activity by sanctioning the departure of Luton Shelton to Norwegian side Valerenga.

The speedy Jamaican has moved for an initial £1million fee, which could increase if his spell in Norway is successful.

“Luton wasn’t exactly what I was looking for, he was a bit of a maverick,” Blackwell told “This opportunity arose for him to play regularly, and is just what he needs at this stage of his career.”

Shelton scored four times for United after his £1.85m move from Helsingborgs.

Meanwhile, Blackwell is expected to step up his efforts to bring David Cotterill to Bramall Lane.

The Welshman spent a highly successful on loan at Bramall Lane last season, and has expressed a desire to return. The major stumbling block appears to be the price – Wigan Athletic want to recoup the £2m they paid to Bristol  City, but United are understood to only have offered half of The Latics’ valuation of the winger.

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