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Alberto Bueno tweets his joy at Derby County's 3-0 win v Nottingham Forest

Derby County's Alberto Bueno in action against Nottingham Forest's Chris Gunter (L)

The Spaniard spent a season on loan at Derby.

Derby County won the East Midlands derby against Nottingham Forest yesterday with relative ease, leaving Forest fans devastated and Rams fans over the moon

Derby won 3-0 at Pride Park with an own goal from Nicklas Bendtner getting things started and Tom Ince and Will Hughes putting the final gloss on an impressive win.

Derby County's Alberto Bueno in action against Nottingham Forest's Chris Gunter (L)Derby County's Alberto Bueno in action against Nottingham Forest's Chris Gunter (L)

It was a result that certainly pleased one former player.

In 2010 Derby County snapped up former Real Madrid youngster Alberto Bueno on loan from Real Valladolid.

Considered one of the best talents in the Real Castilla before his 2009 exit, he went on to play 32 games for the Championship side and score seven goals.

New Derby County manager Steve McClaren posesNew Derby County manager Steve McClaren poses

Now playing for Granada, on loan from Porto, he continues to look out for Derby’s results and sent this message on Twitter after the game:

The result continues the excellent form of Derby under the management of Steve McClaren.

The club are currently on a six game winning streak that has helped move them up to fifth in the Championship and back into the promotion hunt after a difficult start to the campaign under the guidance of Nigel Pearson.

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