'Snap their hands off'; Derby fans react to Weimann's Bristol City reports

DERBY, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 15:A Derby fan gestures 1-0 to the Nottingham fans during the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and Nottingham Forest at iPro Stadium on October 15,...

Andi Weimann looks set to leave Derby County and join Championship rivals Bristol City in the summer transfer window.

Andreas Weimann of Derby County celebrates after scoring during the Sky Bet Championship match between Birmingham City and Derby County at St Andrews (stadium) on January 13, 2018 in...

Andi Weimann is perhaps the prime example that sometimes blood, sweat and tears sometimes isn’t enough.

Even the Austrian’s harshest critic couldn’t question his commitment to the cause at Derby County. Weimann is an industrious and unselfish player willing to fill in in almost any position with minimum fuss and maximum effort.

On the other side of the coin, however, he is also a hugely frustrating player whose productivity leaves a lot to be desired. The 26-year-old former Aston Villa and Wolves man scored five goals and produced six assists in 42 Championship games last season, although not one of those appearances came in a central striking position.

Andreas Weimann of Wolverhampton Wanderers celebrates after scoring his sides second goal during the Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Liverpool and Wolverhampton Wanderers at...

And with Weimann seemingly on his way to Bristol City, the reaction among Derby fans appears to be one of ‘good riddance’.

According to HITC sources, Derby and Bristol City have agreed a £2million fee for Weimann, and the 26-year-old is undergoing a medical with the Robins today.

Derby need to sell players in order to avoid Financial Fair Play sanctions and £2 million for Weimann looks to be good business on paper. That’s what some of the fans think anyway.

Andreas Weimann of Derby County fouls Jack Grealish of Aston Villa during the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and Aston Villa at iPro Stadium on December 16, 2017 in Derby,...

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