Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder has signed a new contract with the club until 2024. The 52-year-old has guided the Blades from League One to eighth place in the Premier League since taking over three-and-a-half years ago. AFP or licensors 1 Chris Wilder has been a revelation at Sheffield United Wilder ended Sheffield United’s 12-year exile from the Premier League when they sealed automatic promotion back to the top-flight last season. And his side have seamlessly coped with the step up, beating Arsenal, while earning credible draws with Manchester United, Chelsea and Tottenham. LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS SNUB Solskjaer wanted Juve ace for Man United - but move rejected because of Liverpool link transfers How Tottenham could line-up with targets Piatek, Lemar and Semedo Gossip Fellaini linked with shock Prem return, Spurs urged to sign Cavani, Eriksen latest latest Liverpool news live: Van Dijk 'greatest defender in PL history', Can to Man United? latest Transfer news live: Lampard gives Chelsea update, Guardiola makes Sane admission 'Tough' Carl Fletcher opens up on Leyton Orient sacking after just 29 days in charge BACKED ‘Phil Jones plays like he’s on roller-skates, but he’s still a good player’ no panic Mourinho on how much Spurs will miss Kane and January transfer plans LATEST Arsenal transfer news: Barca hijack Upamecano move, Aubameyang latest, Ake update predicted Defender in, striker out - how Man United and Norwich could line-up for PL clash Wilder, who is a boyhood Blades fan, said: “Naturally, I’m delighted to sign a new deal until 2024 and commit to the club that is close to my heart. “I am grateful to Prince Abdullah for taking the initiative and offering this contract, we’ve had a great few years and hopefully we can continue the upward curve – let’s see how far we can go on this journey.” Wilder’s assistant, Alan Knill, has also been rewarded with a new contract.