The striker is on good form but failed to make Gareth Southgate's first England squad
Nigel Pearson's assistant has taken temporary charge with the Rams boss currently suspended.
Leeds United are impressing under their new manager after a shaky start.
Swansea have replaced Francesco Guidolin with former USA national team boss Bob Bradley.
Sheffield Wednesday currently sit ninth in the Championship following this weekend's defeat to Brighton & Hove Albion.
Southampton and Leicester City played out a 0-0 draw at the weekend.
Aston Villa and Swansea City wielded the axe this morning.
With the Championship season now fully up and running, we take a look at one risky managerial appointment that now looks like a perfect fit.
Tottenham Hotspur beat Manchester City yesterday, and in doing so, made a statement of their Premier League intent.
Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool have made an excellent start to the German's first full season in charge.