Derby County supporters have hailed Tom Ince after the attacking midfielder played a crucial role in their 3-3 draw with Rotherham United last night.
Ince scored twice in the contest to take his tally to five goals in his first three games for Derby since signing on loan from Hull City.
Ince's blistering start to life with the Rams means that he has already become a key player for them, and he looks certain to play a prominent role in their charge for promotion.
At the moment Derby are locked in a three-way fight for one of the top two spots and their point last night may be crucial come May.
Although Steve McClaren's side would had travelled to the New York Stadium looking to be victorious, after being 3-1 down in the match they will feel that a draw is a good result.
Without Ince in their team it surely wouldn't have been possible and he is quickly becoming a fans' favourite at the iPro, with supporters urging McClaren to get him tied down to a permanent deal.
Tom Ince though, get him signed permanently, class #dcfc— Matt Tweddle (@tweddytwedds) February 18, 2015
On a more positive note what a player we have in Ince. fantastic player. We should break the bank for him. Perfect match all round. #dcfc— aaron sheldon (@derbyazza) February 18, 2015
Well it's safe to day Ince and Bent were excellent loan signings! #dcfc— Gregory Evans (@Gregory_Ev) February 17, 2015
On a more positive note. Tom Ince is a brilliant signing. Darren Bent scores goals even on an off day #dcfc— Alex (@ACTaylor96) February 17, 2015
Yesterday evening, Ince scored twice and laid on two chances for his teammates in a display which showcased all his talents.
The 23-year-old has previously been a major threat in the Championship and he appears to be getting back to his very best with the Rams.
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Ince is a central part of their attacking plans - as shown by his 50 touches of the ball - and his ability in possession is particularly evident, with 85% of his passes finding a teammate.
Ince's good form may be delighting Derby supporters, but their rivals, Nottingham Forest, are having to watch on with envy.
Forest had signed the winger earlier in the campaign, but he failed to make an impact at the City Ground, with his performances short of quality.
Ince appeared to struggle to fit in with the Reds' tactics and it was no surprise to see no extension sought after he was recalled by Hull.
His showings for Derby have highlighted his class though, and it's fair to say that Forest fans are frustrated with their club's failure to fully utilise his quality.
That tom ince looks a good player, should of tried to get him on loan!!! #nffc— Scott Harding (@ScottHarding123) February 18, 2015
That Tom Ince lad looks decent. That Steve Maclaren bloke seems decent. That #nffc curse seems decent— Good owd Clint (@crackwhore1981) February 18, 2015
Tom Ince; further evidence that Pearce was managerially/tactically non existent #NFFC— Gareth Parkin (@moderngent69) February 17, 2015
McClaren is clearly letting Ince have free reign to get on the ball and do what he does, rather than hoofing it to the striker #nffc— Adam Watson (@Green_Adz87) February 17, 2015
So maybe Tom Ince isn't a bad player after all... #nffc— Tyler Jelley (@TylerJelley) February 17, 2015
More Tom Ince hate quite simple, if we didn't hoof it over his head, he would have done well! #NFFC— Christian Brown (@Chris78901) February 17, 2015