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“No, André is not with us now,” Heckingbottom confirmed. “When we took Filip, that’s where he left.

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“He (Wisdom) really wanted to come here and we were happy to have him, because of the experience he has and the situation we were in.”

“When the thing with Filip happened, obviously he could go out almost straight away and that’s where the thing with Andre ended,” he continued. “I don’t know where he is now, no. But we wish him good luck.

Having initially attempted to resurrect his career with Birmingham City, Wisdom was seen as a potential solution to the injury crisis that plagued United’s full-back after the start of the year.

Sheffield United manager Paul Heckingbottom with Filip Uremovic

Lee Bowyer, Heckingbottom’s Midlands counterpart, has revealed he suspects the 28-year-old linked up with United after failing to report for work at St Andrews; where he was getting back in shape after 10 months of absence.

Uremovic, 25, moved to England after being allowed to suspend his contract with Leonid Slutsky’s side following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. He has started his last two outings and is set to make his third appearance when sixth-placed United take on 21st-placed Reading on Friday.

“Filip was already competing at a very good level,” Heckingbottom said. “He was Rubin’s captain and played regularly.”

Andre Wisdom is no longer training with Sheffield United: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

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