Derby stay optimistic over Jacobs

Derby County remain hopeful of being able to win the race to sign Michael Jacobs from Northampton Town.

Last Updated: 25/06/12 at 10:49 Post Comment

Latest Articles

Rotherham sign Burnley defender Daniel Lafferty on loan

Post comment

Struggling Championship side Rotherham have signed Burnley defender Daniel Lafferty on a loan deal for one month.

Sheffield United target Steven Davies is set to leave Blackpool

Post comment

Blackpool's top scorer Steven Davies is set for the Bloomfield Road exit door after asking to speak to another club.

All Articles

Jacobs: Interest

Jacobs: Interest

Derby County remain hopeful of being able to win the race to sign Michael Jacobs from Northampton Town.

The 20-year-old is due to be out of contract at Northampton and the League Two side insisted the respective clubs' valuations of Jacobs are 'a million miles away'.

If a fee cannot be agreed, the matter would be settled by a tribunal, although Northampton have suggested various other clubs are interested in Jacobs.

Blackpool, Watford and Ipswich have previously been linked with bids for the winger but Derby chief executive Tom Glick is hopeful Jacobs will arrive at Pride Park.

Glick said: "He continues to be a player we are interested in and if we could bring Michael to Derby, that would be great and we're certainly hopeful that we can achieve that.

"We feel we have the situation under control and we're optimistic about our ability to reach a positive conclusion.

"We're in touch with Northampton, yes, and we'll just have to wait and see how things evolve.

"It's too early to talk about anything like a tribunal at this stage."

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

Footer 365

Coutinho, Fernandinho, Oscar, Willian and Filipe Luis named in Brazil squad

Philippe Coutinho among five Premier League players named in the Brazil squad for the friendlies with France and Chile.

Swansea's Bafetimbi Gomis faint against Tottenham caused by vasovagal attack

We look at the reasons for Bafetimbi Gomis' collapse at White Hart Lane - and his history of fainting.

Rotherham sign Burnley defender Daniel Lafferty on loan

Struggling Championship side Rotherham have signed Burnley defender Daniel Lafferty on a loan deal for one month.

Mail Box

Have To Trust Managers On Mata

It's all very well bemoaning the lack of action for Juan Mata, but we have to trust the judgement of Van Gaal and Mourinho. Plus Martinez Out, and Leicester are doomed...

Should Gerrard Get In This Liverpool Side?

Never mind the long goodbye, should he actually get back into this excellent Liverpool side playing with pace? Mostly we talk Manchester United, though. It's good...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company