Leeds United fans react on Twitter to Matt Derbyshire transfer talk

Nottingham Forest's Matt Derbyshire celebrates scoring their goal

Leeds have been linked to Matt Derbyshire.

Matt Derbyshire of Rotherham United celebrates scoring his teams second goalMatt Derbyshire  celebrates 

Leeds United are keen on signing Matt Derbyshire, The Mail reports.

Derbyshire is known to new boss Thomas Christiansen, who managed in Cyprus last season with APOEL.

The striker finished as top scorer in Cyprus' top flight, scoring 26 goals for Omonia Nicosia, 20 in 24 league games.

Nottingham Forest's Matt Derbyshire celebrates scoring their goalNottingham Forest's Matt Derbyshire celebrates

Derbyshire is a rare breed of English footballer who has chosen to play abroad, and has enjoyed considerable success because of it.

A former England under-21 international a decade ago, Derbyshire has never really enjoyed prolific success in his homeland.

Matt Derbyshire of Rotherham United on the bench before the gameMatt Derbyshire

Spells with Rotherham, Blackburn and Nottingham Forest have been inconsistent, and he has never reached double figures in the Championship.

Now 31, Derbyshire certainly could be a useful complement for Chris Wood, but his record in England means his exploits abroad are taken with a pinch of salt.

Leeds fans are unconvinced over a potential deal. Here is a look at how they reacted on Twitter...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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