Sport Derby County transfer round-up: Matt Crooks latest, Isaac Success, George Edmundson news
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A major update has emerged on £1.9k-p/w ace Matt Crooks, it could lead to Ipswich CEO Mark Ashton facing a disaster in the transfer window. What’s the talk? According to the East Anglian Daily Times, Championship side Derby County are seriously interested in a swoop for Rotherham attacking midfielder Matt Crooks this summer. Wayne Rooney has […]According to the East Anglian Daily Times, Championship side Derby County are seriously interested in a swoop for Rotherham attacking midfielder Matt Crooks this summer. Wayne Rooney has identified Crooks as a target as he looks to rebuild his Derby squad and as such, he could sanction a bid for the Englishman soon.
Derby County will be keen to get their summer transfer business done as soon as possible after narrowly escaping relegation from the Championship last season, ahead of preparations for the 2021/22 campaign.
The Rams clinched survival on the final day against Sheffield Wednesday with a terrifying 3-3 draw, consigning the Owls to relegation in the process.
Derby County manager Wayne Rooney will be hoping for a much more comfortable finish next season – but the club’sis proving to a barrier to progress.
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He currently plays for RangersHowever, in order to have any chance of achieving a relative amount of success in the Championship later this year, it is imperative that the 35-year-old gets his recruitment spot on this summer.
However, Rooney’s side can make signings, providing wage packages for new players are sensible and there are no transfer fees involved in any deals, according.
This means there could potentially be some movement at Pride Park in the coming weeks and months. Let’s take a look at some of the recent rumours surrounding the club.
Rooney keen on Crooks
According to the, Derby County have joined Ipswich Town in the race to secure the signature of Rotherham United midfielder Matt Crooks.
Despite Paul Cook identifying the 27-year-old as one of his main targets going into the summer, Derby County’s survival in the Championship could put them in pole position to land the midfielder.
However, with off-field uncertainty currently dominating the headlines at Pride Park and Crooks still having one year left to go on his contract, the second tier side may be unable to pay the fee required to lure him to the East Midlands.
'Let the club down' - Claim emerges that Rangers ace has played his last game at Ibrox
Noel Whelan believes George Edmundson has played his last game for Glasgow Rangers and will therefore leave the club this summer. The Lowdown: Edmundson in the bad books Edmundson put himself in Steven Gerrard’s bad books when he broke coronavirus regulations to attend a house party towards the end of 2020 – both he and […]Edmundson put himself in Steven Gerrard’s bad books when he broke coronavirus regulations to attend a house party towards the end of 2020 – both he and Jordan Jones ended up receiving a seven-game as a result (BBC).
Success to stay at Watford?
With Ashley Fletcher signing for the Hornets on a, the future of Isaac Success at the newly promoted side is uncertain.
In February,Success was a loan target for Derby County and Huddersfield Town – but a deal wasn’t able to be done and according to the , the 25-year-old wants to remain at Vicarage Road to fight for his place in the Premier League.
Any Derby deal completed for the forward would surely be a loan signing, with Success joining Watford from Grenada back in 2016and the Nigerian’s contract at the club . In their current state, the Rams would be unable to splash out the money needed to make it a permanent move.
Edmundson and Gregory subject of speculation
Anon Friday revealed Scottish champions Rangers had rejected multiple bids for former Derby loanee George Edmundson, who joined the Rams in January for the remainder of the 2020/21 campaign.
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However, with this amount of interest in the 23-year-old, a bidding war is likely to ensue and if Derby are unable to compete, they risk losing out on him to another interested side. But these rejections could also be good news for Wayne Rooney’s side, who may potentially try and negotiate a cheap loan deal for Edmundson for the 2021/22 season.
The Rams could also miss out on another former loanee in Lee Gregory. According to, recently relegated League One side Sheffield Wednesday are set to sign the 32-year-old.
Rooney heading for grave Derby transfer mistake over £13k-p/w dud who's "real trouble" - opinion .
Derby County are considering a move to bring Albert Adomah to Pride Park this summer. What’s the talk? That’s according to a report by Football League World, who claim that the Queens Park Rangers winger is considering his future at the club after a disappointing season in west London. They also report that Derby County, […]That’s according to a report by Football League World, who claim that the Queens Park Rangers winger is considering his future at the club after a disappointing season in west London.