Derby fans react on Twitter to Jason Shackell return

Jason Shackell has left Burnley for Championship rivals Derby County.

Derby County fans have taken to social networking site Twitter to the return of Jason Shackell.

The Rams have re-signed the defender from Championship rivals Burnley on a three-year contract.

The 31-year-old initially played for Derby during the 2011-12 season, making 49 appearances in the process.

The Englishman started his professional career at Norwich City before going on to feature for Wolverhampton Wanderers and Barnsley.

Shackell was a key player for Burnley for the past three seasons and was important for the Clarets during their Premier League campaign of 2014-15.

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

The former Wolves 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.

Following the announcement of Shackell’s signing on Thursday, Derby fans took to Twitter to have their say.

Below are some of the best comments:

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