Sheffield Wednesday fans left to rue Derby County's Curtis Davies capture, predict Rams player to arrive at Hillsborough

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Derby County have signed the former Hull City defender and Sheffield Wednesday fans aren't best pleased.

Sheffield Wednesday manager Carlos Carvalhal (L) and owner Dejphon Chansiri before the gameSheffield Wednesday manager Carlos Carvalhal [left] with owner Dejphon Chansiri

Sheffield Wednesday are one of several Championship sides looking to bolster their defensive line this summer.

But it's the Owls promotion rivals Derby County who've delved first, bringing in Hull City's Curtis Davies for a fee thought to be in the region of £500,000.

Hull City's Curtis Davies celebrates after the gameFormer Hull City defender Curtis Davies

The Rams' capture of the 32-year-old has drawn plaudits from fans across the country, although few have perhaps been more vocal than those of a Wednesday persuasion.

But not only are the Owls faithful disappointed not to have been in contention for Davies, they also feel they could end up with the worst end of the bargain, with one Derby defender in particular looking likely to leave Pride Park.

Here's how they reacted to Wednesday's news...

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In Wednesday's defence, while Davies may have been cheap in terms of transfer fee paid, it's unlikely his wage demands would have been so easy on the chequebook, with the former England Under-21 international spending three of the past four seasons in the Premier League.

And with Financial Fair Play restrictions to consider, it's plausible the Owls simply did not deem Davies a practical option - especially at his age, and with his career seemingly on the decline.

Derby's Richard KeoghDerby County defender Richard Keogh

Although, if they were now to splash out on Derby's Richard Keogh, that theory could be swiftly put to bed.

Should Sheffield Wednesday have rivalled Derby County to Davies' signature?

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