DONE DEAL! Derby announce signing of Reading striker Nick Blackman

first_imgDerby have confirmed the signing of striker Nick Blackman from Reading.The 26-year-old’s contract at the Berkshire club was set to expire in the summer, when he could have walked away for free.So Reading have decided to cash in on the forward, who has hit 11 goals in 25 Championship appearances so far this term.The fee is officially undisclosed but reports have suggested the deal could be worth as much as £3million.And Derby hope the former Blackburn and Sheffield United ace can fire them into the Premier League, with Paul Clement’s side currently second in the table.The head coach told the club’s official website: “Nick Blackman has been in excellent form for Reading this season so we are delighted to bring one of the Championship’s leading goalscorers to the club.“There has been a lot of interest in him so we’re naturally happy that he has chosen to join us.“We’ve got a number of talented players in the attacking areas of our squad and Nick only enhances that.” New Derby striker Nick Blackman 1last_img

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