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Sotona linked, Diallo handed chance: The latest Derby County news headlines you might have missed

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Derby County will be determined to make a positive start to the 2022/23 campaign under the guidance of interim manager Liam Rosenior.

Since the completion of David Clowes’ takeover deal, the Rams have managed to draft in a host of players as they prepare for life in the League One.

Korey Smith became Derby’s 11th signing of the summer transfer window on Saturday as he signed a two-year deal at Pride Park.

The Rams could potentially decide to add some more fresh faces to their squad ahead of their upcoming clash with Oxford United.

Set to face the U’s on July 30th, it will be intriguing to see who is given the nod to start in this fixture for Derby by Rosenior.

Here, we have decided to take a look at the latest Derby news headlines that you have missed…

Derby linked with move for Deji Sotona

As per a report from Football Insider on Monday, Derby are plotting a move to sign Nice forward Deji Sotona on loan.

Sotona spent the previous campaign with Brentford’s B team and has yet to make a senior league appearance during his career.

The Rams could face competition for the 19-year-old’s signature from fellow League One side Sheffield Wednesday who have also been touted as potential suitors for the forward.

Rams hand Amadou Diallo a chance to impress against Stevenage

Derby handed trialist Amadou Diallo the chance to impress in last night’s pre-season friendly with Stevenage.

The former West Ham United man is currently on the lookout for a new club after leaving the Premier League outfit earlier this month.

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Diallo played in the second-half of this aforementioned match as the Rams suffered a 1-0 defeat to Steve Evans’ side.

Rangers’ stance on loan move for Derby-linked forward Kemar Roofe is clarified

A report from the print edition of The Sunday Mirror (17/07, page 74) suggested that Derby were interested in signing Kemar Roofe from Rangers on loan.

Rangers’ stance on Roofe’s future has since been clarified.

According to The Sun, the Scottish outfit are not looking to part ways with the forward during the current transfer window.

Roofe managed to find the back of the net on 16 occasions for Rangers in all competitions last season.


Freelance writer for Football League World. Previously worked for 90min & GiveMeSport.

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