Savage cuts pay to join Rams

Last updated : 08 January 2008 By Rams Mad Editor

Robbie Savage
Robbie Savage takes a pay cut to join the Rams
Robbie Savage, is about to sign for Derby County football club despite rival bids for the 33 year old midfielder from Sunderland.

The Rams have agreed a price, thought to be around £1.75m with further add-on payments for appearances and keeping the Rams in the Premiership.

Savage is not one of the favourite players for Derby County fans, his antics in getting players sent off or booked has infuriated not only Rams fans but most of the Premier League in recent years. He is however a player that can bring order and bite into the Rams midfield area. Manager Paul Jewell was very keen to have savage in his squad for the fight against relegation.

It is rumoured that Robbie has taken a pay cut to gain regular premiership football, some suggest it is even in the area of £,3,000 to £5,000 per week.

The papers to make him a Rams will take place this afternoon at Moor Farm and Savage will make his debut at Pride Park on Saturday against Wigan...