Taylor linked with Blades move

Last updated : 08 December 2008 By Jamie Furniss

The 21 year old who was born in Oldham has made 119 appearances for the Latics and has netted 16 goals from midfield. Despite the rumours linking the Blades with him, Oldham chief executive Alan Hardy has confirmed that their has been no bid received from Sheffield United.

He said: "A lot of clubs admire Chris and it does not surprise me that clubs of Sheffield United's stature are interested in him. We do not want to sell our better players. We want to retain them as long as possible. I can confirm that we have not received a bid from Sheffield United."

Reading and Hull City are some other big named clubs previously linked with the winger.