Derby to buy a Villa

Last updated : 01 January 2008 By Rams Mad Editor

Emanuel Villa
Emanuel Villa to join the Rams later this week
Derby County will complete the signing of Argentinean striker Emanuel Villa for a fee said to be £2m.Derby County hope to sign Villa later this week after he has passed a medical.

Villa is 25 years of age and is currently playing his football in the Mexican league with UAG Tecos. The striker is scoring goals for Tecos (10 in 28 appearances) but they, like the Rams, are bottom of their league.

Paul Jewell has also indicated that he hopes to bring a Premiership player to the club but has not yet revealed the identity or position of the player...