Speaking at Derby County’s fans forum, Gary Rowett has confirmed he is confident of mounting a promotion challenge in the Sky Bet Championship next season, reports the club’s official Twitter account.
Rowett was appointed at the Pride Park Stadium back in March, with the Rams’ play-off challenge all but over and a mid-table finish on the cards.
Since his arrival at Derby, Rowett has overseen nine Championship fixtures, with the Rams losing on just two occasions under the 43-year old’s stewardship.
Gary Rowett is confident he can shape and mould a squad to mount a challenge in the @SkyBetChamp next year. He’s relishing the challenge ????️
— Derby County (@dcfcofficial) May 9, 2017
Derby finished the season in ninth and Rowett is confident that he can bring players to the club and mould a squad that can compete higher up the table next season.
In a recent interview with the club’s official website, Rowett admitted there would be changes in personnel at Derby, with the belief that the squad needs freshening up ahead of next season.
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