The saga at Derby County continues to rumble on, with Chris Kirchner having an extended period to finalise his takeover of the club after his exclusivity ran out on Saturday.
The American businessman though faces a challenge from former Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley if he fails to complete in the new time period, with the purchase of Pride Park from Mel Morris still a major issue which is holding up a deal being done.
Until a takeover of the Rams is completed and they are taken out of administration, Wayne Rooney cannot get to work when it comes to sorting out his squad ahead of the 2022-23 League One season.
It’s not just the current crop of County players that Rooney has to worry about as well, as retained lists are starting to be published and we get a clear idea of who will be on the market for Derby to bring in this summer.
Let’s look at EIGHT players who could be of use to the Rams when they are allowed to start making moves once again.