Lampard reportedly chasing Dasilva could spell the end of Max Lowe's Derby County career

West Ham United's English defender Sam Byram (L) vies with Shrewsbury Town's English defender Max Lowe during the FA Cup third round replay football match between West Ham United and...

Derby County’s Max Lowe could find himself way down the pecking order.

Max Lowe of Shrewsbury Town and Sam Byram of West Ham United during the Emirates FA Cup Third Round Replay match between West Ham United and Shrewsbury Town at London Stadium on January 16,...

According to a report in the Mirror, newly-appointed Derby County manager Frank Lampard is keen to call in a favour on former club Chelsea by bringing in highly-rated left-back Jay Dasilva.

Lampard was spotted at the recent Toulon Tournament alongside assistant boss Jody Morris and Dasila was in action for the England U20 side as they went on to win the prestigious youth competition.

Dasilva spent the last 12 months impressing on loan at Charlton Athletic and he seems ready to step up from League One, but him arriving at Derby would raise big questions over the future of Max Lowe.

Lowe came through the Derby youth academy and found himself within the first-team picture in 2016-17 under then manager Steve McClaren, but his subsequent dismissal saw the youngster disappear from the scene.

Derby's English defender Max Lowe (L) jumps against Leicester City's Ghanaian midfielder Daniel Amartey (R) during the English FA Cup fourth round replay football match between Leicester...

The 21-year-old didn’t make a single appearance under McClaren’s successor Gary Rowett, and he ended up joining League One promotion-chasing side Shrewsbury Town back in January.

A move to the Shrews was supposed to aid Lowe’s development and push him towards first-team contention at Derby again this coming season, but in truth he didn’t really perform and was absent from their playoff matches.

Dasilva, on the other hand, was excellent at Charlton and looks more than capable of making the step up to the Championship. He deservedly won Charlton’s Fans Player of the Year award.

Derby, ENGLAND- November 26: Max Lowe of Derby County and Alexander Tettey of Norwich City in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and Norwich City at iPro...

With the Rams boasting fellow left-backs Craig Forsyth, Marcus Olsson and Ikechi Anya, adding Dasilva to the mix would push Lowe further down the pecking order and question whether he has a future at the club.

At 21, he should be knocking on the door for a first-team spot but his latest spell in League One suggests he may not be quite ready for second-tier football and his next likely loan spell could decide his future at Pride Park.

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