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Derby County in the market for loan players - Tom Glick

Tom Glick
It's about being patient enough to wait for the right player and in this case we have elected to wait

Executive chairman Tom Glick

Derby County executive chairman Tom Glick says patience is the key word as the Rams look to make the most of the emergency loan transfer window.

The permanent window closed last month but Glick said the club's transfer business is not yet complete.

"We're temporarily lean now across the squad," Glick told BBC Radio Derby.

"But part of the story is that we have work to do and have made the decision to go back to work on 7 September when the loan window opens."

Rob Hulse was the big-name departure on deadline day and although Alberto Bueno arrived on a season-long loan deal, the Rams have a small squad with a number of injuries.

But Glick said the Rams are right to bide their time.

"There will be more and better players available on 7 September that were not available in the last window," Glick explained.

"That has to do Premier League's 25-man squad rule and Premier League sides holding on to guys just in case to make final decisions.

"For us it hasn't been about getting any player or any striker in because the window is closing.


"It's always been the same the same scouting process; does the player have the right skills, will he settle, does he have the right attributes? It's about being patient enough to wait for the right player and in this case we have elected to wait.

"That decision comes from Nigel Clough - all footballing decisions will run through him.

"We are after a couple of specific players and we are willing to be patient to get our man. If that can be done between the seventh and 11th of September then we will do it.

"But if we are not satisfied that we have the player that we want then we have the depth in the squad to field a good team."

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