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Realistically, these 3 Derby County players are likely to be axed this summer



It’s been another difficult season for Derby supporters, expecting a promotion push in August to knowing that wouldn’t happen by March once again.

Nigel Pearson’s time at Derby was an absolute car crash, whilst Steve McClaren originally picked up the pieces before the side fell apart in the new year, left chasing a play-off place they were unlikely to obtain.

It’s clear that boss Gary Rowett needs to make changes this summer and most Derby fans are hoping for a cull on the squad of overpaid underachievers that big spending has left this with.

Rowett needs to lower the wage bill, but also bring in signings because improvements are needed.

A major rebuild isn’t perhaps the right term for what’s needed at Derby, but players wise several changes are required.

The squad Derby have now simply isn’t good enough, failing to be consistent or have the mental capacity to perform on a weekly basis.

Gary Rowett must offload players this summer and here’s THREE players that realistically could be shown the door…