The Red Devils are currently fifth in the league, two points clear of their visitors in what could prove the final Champions League spot should Manchester City’s European ban be upheld.
Sheffield United’s rise up to seventh place has been built on a high-intensity style and defensive discipline but Wilder feels the players have struggled to readjust to the pace of the league since they returned from a 100-day hiatus last week.
“If you look through the last two games not many can stick their hand up and say they are on top of their game,” Wilder, who side also played a goalless draw against Aston Villa last week, told a virtual news conference on Monday.
Manchester United vs Sheffield United Latest Odds
Unbeaten in 12 fixtures in all competitions, they are favourites with bet365 to tighten their grip on the top five by coming out on top for the eighth time in a row against this opposition.
anchester United vs Sheffield United: Date and kick-off time
The Premier League tie will be held at Old Trafford on Wednesday, June 24 and will kick-off at 6pm.
Manchester United vs Sheffield United: TV channel and live stream
The game is being broadcast on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League from 5pm.
Sky Sports customers can live stream this via the app using their mobile, tablet or computer devices.
Manchester United will play host to Sheffield United at Old Trafford on Wednesday which could have complications in the battle for European qualification next season.
With eight games remaining and having the fifth spot in the table might be enough for Champions League but there is no guarantee as Manchester City has appealed their ban.
“Not many teams are hitting their rhythm, I should imagine every manager is saying the same thing.
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The match will also be one of Sky’s free-to-air matches following the restart with fans able to catch it on Sky One and Sky Pick.
“I think we can beat the best team in the world on our day. You have to have that attitude and go with that mindset.”
Wilder has plenty to ponder before drawing up his teamsheet for Wednesday’s game against fifth-placed Manchester United.