In recent years, Derby County haven’t had the best of luck when it’s come to transfers, having brought in many players who have failed to impress.
Since 2015, big money had been spent at Pride Park in a bid to help the Rams return to the top flight but that has backfired as there squad has been littered with average players, who are worth less than what Derby paid for them.
There have been some arrivals over the last few years that have turned out to be great signings.
Chris Martin on a free transfer from Norwich in 2013 – who has scored over 60 goals for the Rams – perhaps the stand out bargain.
Tom Ince, Bradley Johnson and George Thorne have all been good signings for the club too, but the number of good signings at Derby has been massively outweighed by the number of bad ones.
So many players have come through the doors over the last couple of years and have simply not performed in a Derby shirt. Nick Blackman, Abdoul Camara, Marcus Olsson and Raul Albentosa to name a few.
Here are TWO of the most bizarre signings that have been made at Derby in the last 15 years…