Championship club Derby County have today issued one of the strangest statements in recent years and have called in the Police to investigate the actions of a suspicious individual.

Derby County Football Club can confirm that officers from the Derbyshire Constabulary were called to the Derby County Training Centre at around 11:20am on Thursday 10th January 2019 following reports of a man acting suspiciously outside the premises

It has since been confirmed to Derby County that the individual concerned is an employee of the footballing staff at Leeds United Football Club.

The club is now in discussion with Leeds United club officials in relation to this incident.

At this time no further comment will be made.” 

The sixth-placed Rams visit the Championship leaders on today. It’s sure to be a feisty affair at Elland Road this evening.