Report: Derby make offer for Jason Shackell, whom Neil Redfearn wanted at Leeds

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Derby County are reportedly interested in signing Burnley’s Jason Shackell, who was an alleged Leeds United target last month.

Derby County have made a £2 million bid to sign Jason Shackell from Burnley this summer, according to The Telegraph.

Championship outfit Derby sold the 31-year-old defender to Burnley in the summer of 2012, but it seems that they now want him back at the iPro Stadium.

Shackell has been successful for Burnley in his three years at Turf Moor and was a key player for the Clarets in their 2014-15 Premier League campaign.

The former Barnsley defender played in all 38 league games, but he failed to prevent Burnley from getting relegated to the Championship.

The former Wolverhampton Wanderers man created nine chances, had a pass accuracy of 77% and a shot accuracy of 25%, and won 154 headers, two dribbles and 17 tackles.

Interestingly, Shackell was linked with a move to West Yorkshire outfit Leeds United when Neil Redfearn was in charge.

Back in May, The Yorkshire Evening Post reported that Redfearn wanted to sign the former Norwich City man for the 2015-16 season.

However, the Englishman is no longer the Leeds head coach, and one suspects that the Whites are not interested in Shackell anymore.

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