UK time is: 13:49:08
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Rams target Jets in

Rams target Jets in

Rams boss Paul Jewell has confirmed media reports that the Rams are in the hunt for Argentine striker Emanuel Villa from Mexican Premier League side UAG Tecos

The 25-year-old striker, born in Santa Fe, who is currently the clubs top scorer with 10 goals in 28 appearances will fly into the UK this week for further talks with the Pride Park club.

Jewell said: 'This is a deal we have almost completed. The player will be flying in later this week for a medical and barring any hitches he will sign for us.'

Villa started his career at Club Atlético Huracán in the Primera Division Argentina in 2001 before being transferred two years later to Atlético Rafaela. Following Rafaela's relegation, Villa returned to the Primera the following season, joining Rosario Central.

In 2006 he was signed by Atlas in Guadalajara, scoring 14 goals in just 25 games before moving to he current club.

It may only be the 1st of January but Jewell has been busy in his transfer negotiations and he also revealed that the Rams were 99% certain of signing a Premier League player this month.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: Peter Simcox Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday January 1 2008

Time: 1:04PM

Your Comments

happy new year fans. good luck next year in the championship. i hope you guys come back again cos your pitch deserves the premeirship looks better than wembley.
kaybee
Hope you get some quality players in and move up a bit, looks like you´re in a bit of a pickle down there...
Blue is the colour
Never heard of the bloke. But you need some fire power up-front, cant expect Miller to do it all himself.
will it ever happen
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Derby County Articles

Keogh And Hendrick Called-Up Again (Friday October 31 2014)

Vital Derby On Facebook (Friday October 31 2014)

Chelsea Up Next In The Cup (Thursday October 30 2014)

Rams Reach Quarter Finals (Wednesday October 29 2014)

Stats: Fulham v Derby County (Wednesday October 29 2014)

McClean Double Downs Derby (Saturday October 25 2014)

Stats: Derby County v Wigan Athletic (Saturday October 25 2014)

Top Of The League (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Stats: Blackpool v Derby County (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Butland In Line To Start? (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Archived Derby County Articles

List All Vital Derby Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Derby County 14 7 5 2 +12 26
2. Watford 14 7 5 2 +11 26
3. Norwich 15 7 5 3 +11 26
4. Wolves 14 7 5 2 +6 26
5. Bournemouth 14 7 3 4 +14 24
6. Middlesbrough 14 7 3 4 +7 24
7. Forest 14 5 7 2 +7 22

Breaking League News

Key man watch: Rudy Gestede
» Reading : 01/11/2014 13:20:00
RUFC likeley to face January transfer embargo
» Rotherham : 01/11/2014 12:44:00
Brentford vs Derby Match Preview
» Brentford : 01/11/2014 12:13:00
Big Game Preview - Latics v Fulham
» Wigan : 01/11/2014 10:42:00
RUFC - Smallwood Looking Forward To Game
» Rotherham : 01/11/2014 10:10:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Where do The Rams still need to strengthen?
Suggested By:  MikeC
Goalkeeper 4%
Fullback 10%
Central Defender 44%
Midfield 8%
Wide Attacker 6%
Central Striker 22%
Nowhere 6%