Derby County boss Paul Clement claimed after Friday evening’s 2-0 win over Hull City, that his team had proved that they were firmly in the hunt to win the Sky Bet Championship this season.
The Rams slipped to third after Saturday’s results which saw Middlesbrough and Brighton and Hove Albion both secure wins to go above the East Midlands-based club into the top two, but after spending a significant amount of money in the summer, there is little doubt that Derby will remain in the thick of the top six.
After a slow start to the season the Rams have kicked on over the last three months and are now beginning to show some of their pre-season billing.
Here Football League World’s Lee Clarke takes a look at FIVE Derby players who would be deserving of a Christmas bonus if one was on offer……
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