QPR and Derby County are closing in on a transfer agreement

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According to Alex Crook of talkSPORT. QPR are likely to sign Derby County shot-stopper David Marshall on a loan deal.

Despite the Rams’ financial woes. The Scottish international is yet to make a single professional appearance this season. Notwithstanding manager Wayne Rooney’s decision to make Ryan Allsop one of his five summer recruits.

Despite the veteran playing in all three of Scotland’s games at the European Championships last summer. The 36-year-old is behind Kelle Roos and ex-Wycombe Wanderers goalkeeper Allsop in the pecking order.

His recurrent exclusions have come as a surprise. And with Derby County still in administration. He has been tipped as a possible departure as the club looks to stay financially responsible in such a difficult scenario.

According to Football Insider. Roos has previously been connected with a move away from Pride Park. With AFC Bournemouth, Fulham, and Premier League club Norwich City all interested in signing him.

What could this mean for Derby County?

However, a potential transfer has yet to materialise. Which appears to have opened the door for Marshall to join a team in need of goalkeeping reinforcements.

Jordan Archer filled in for customary first-choice goalkeeper Seny Dieng last weekend. But the R’s are desperate to sign a new shot-stopper. After being linked with the 36-year-old, Ben Hamer, Keiren Westwood, and Freddie Woodman. They are now supposedly on the cusp of securing their guy. After being related with the 36-year-old, Ben Hamer, Keiren Westwood, and Freddie Woodman.

Many people are perplexed as to why he hasn’t played more for Derby County this season. Especially given their current circumstances. And they have a point since goalkeeping was one of the areas they least needed to improve.

Although Luke Plange was a revelation for Derby County. Another forward would have been preferable to provide the attacking firepower needed. To give the team the best chance of staying in the division.

Rooney’s choice to bring in another shot-stopper may have been influenced by their style of play for Derby County. His experience is undoubtedly the most trustworthy of the three he presently has at his disposal.

Nonetheless, their loss will be QPR’s gain, and his presence would be ideal, giving him experience in the absence of Dieng while also allowing him to sit on the bench when the Senegal player returns from the African Cup of Nations.

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