Derby County take on East Midlands rivals Nottingham Forest on Sunday with the Rams in desperate need of all three points if they are to get their season back on track.
A run of no wins in five Sky Bet Championship fixtures has threatened to throw a spanner in the works of the Rams’ march towards the Premier League and boss Gary Rowett will be mightily keen to get back on track this weekend.
Rowett’s squad is the envy of most managers in the Championship and anything less than a top six finish for Derby must be seen as a failure given the quality he has at his disposal.
Derby typically have a high turnover of players and with the ultimate aim of reaching the top flight evident it seems obvious that the Rams will be busy in the transfer market once again during the summer.
FLW writer Lee Clarke looks at two players who could leave the Rams in order to make way for new potential new signings at the end of the current campaign…