Craig Ramage urges Derby County to sell Chris Martin to Wolves...on one condition

Chris Martin of Derby County and Tom Flanagan of Burton Albion in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and Burton Albion at iPro Stadium on December 2, 2017 in...

The Derby County striker has recently been linked with a move to Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Chris Martin of Fulham celebrates scoring his sides second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Preston North End at Craven Cottage on March 4, 2017 in London,...

Ex-Rams ace Craig Ramage explained why he would sell Chris Martin to Wolves, if he were in charge of Derby, but only for a minimum of £7 million, during an exclusive interview with the Derby Telegraph.

According to the Sun on Sunday (print edition, December 3rd, page 65) the Black Country outfit are lining up a swoop for the 29-year-old striker, with Nuno Espirito Santo intent on strengthening his options in January, as he looks to guide his side back to the Premier League.

The Scotland international has actually been in extremely poor form for the east Midlands outfit this season, scoring just one goal in 19 outings thus far, although 15 of those have come from the substitutes bench.

Chris Martin of Derby gets past Alex Baptiste of QPR during the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and Queens Park Rangers at iPro Stadium on November 21, 2017 in Derby,...

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And Ramage, who made 56 appearances for the Rams, urged his former club to cash in on Martin, suggesting that they should demand £7 million for the striker, during an exclusive interview with the Derby Telegraph:

Chris Martin of Derby County shoots at goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and Burton Albion at iPro Stadium on December 2, 2017 in Derby, England.

“Martin has been a great servant to Derby County but if Wolves came in for him in January and offered, say, £7m, I would sell him - as long as that money was reinvested in the squad, plus a bit more, perhaps."

The opening of the January transfer window is only just around the corner, so Derby will have to ensure that they have a ready-made replacement lined up, if they do indeed decide to sell Martin to their Championship rivals.

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