Jose Baxter has been suspended for the second time in nine months.

Sheffield United have not specified why they have suspended the former Everton youngster.

Former Everton trainee, Jose Baxter has been suspended by Sheffield United.

The club announced the 24-year-old had received an official suspension through their club website.

United released the following statement this morning.

“Sheffield United Football Club can confirm that Jose Baxter has been suspended.

Procedures are being followed and no further comment will be made until the completion of these actions.”

Baxter has scored a total of 20 goals in 93 league appearances for the Blades.

The player made his professional debut at the age of 16 years and 191 days, making him Everton’s youngest ever player.

The former Toffee, spent time out on loan with Tranmere Rovers in 2011.

Baxter signed for Oldham Athletic in 2012 after an unsuccessful trial with Crystal Palace.

Jose Baxter (right)

Baxter joined Sheffield United on a three-year deal in 2013 for a fee of £500,000.

On 16th May 2015, the attacking midfielder was suspended by United after failing a drugs test.

A few months later, the FA handed him a five-month suspension, three of which were suspended for testing positive for ecstasy.

Baxter claimed the drug was ingested through a spiked drink.

Jose Baxter

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