Derby County have fought valiantly so far this season as they aim to seek a place amongst the play-offs come May but, with a wealth of sides to compete with, the struggles in the second-half of the campaign will be vast.
Currently sat ninth in the table, two points off the top-six, Derby will be looking for recruits in January to bolster their squad for the crucial half of the season.
The Rams need to show ambition in the market and, if they do so, their quest for promotion will be greatly boosted.
It’s always difficult to persuade players to move to a promotion chasing side, particularly if they’re coming from the top-flight, as there is no guarantee of success.
However, the Derby project should be intriguing to any suitors and the right additions in January could prove the platform to build upon.
Here, we’ve identified THREE ambitious signings that Derby should pursue in the January window to bolster their promotion push.