Brewers set sights on Atkins

Burton are in talks with Championship neighbours Derby about re-signing goalkeeper Ross Atkins on loan.

Last Updated: 06/07/12 at 16:50

Atkins: Could soon join Burton Albion

Atkins: Could soon join Burton Albion

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Atkins played 48 games for Albion while on loan at the Pirelli Stadium last season and Brewers boss Gary Rowett is eager to seal another deal for the 22-year-old, who has begun the summer training with the League Two side.

Rowett told BBC Radio Derby: "I have spoken to [Derby manager] Nigel [Clough]. There is an opportunity there and I would like to try to do something.

"But things are not finalised so we will see how that progresses."

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