According to John Percy for The Telegraph, Derby County have accepted offers from Millwall and Swansea City for George Evans and Morgan Whittaker respectively.

The Rams look set for a busy deadline day with both incomings and outgoings.

Millwall recently had a reported £500,000 offer for Evans turned down, but it now seems their second offer for the versatile midfielder has been accepted.

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Whittaker, who broke through to the first-team squad last season, has rarely featured under new manager Wayne Rooney and is now seemingly set to move to Swansea City.

John Percy reports the Swans have had a £700,000 offer accepted.

The two deals will momentarily leave Derby short on senior first-team players.

Evans started consecutive matches against Bournemouth and Queens Park Rangers this past week in a back five, with Derby winning both matches by a 1-0 score-line.

The former Reading man, however, has struggled to regularly feature since moving to Pride Park in 2018. Derby may feel it was too good of an offer to turn down.

 

Whittaker, on the other hand, was a sensation at U23 level, topping the Premier League 2 scoring charts before making his first-team debut for the Rams last season.

The youngster can operate in a wide role or as a centre-forward.

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But this season Whittaker has failed to kick on. Should it be a case of selling first to bring others in, then Derby may feel his exit could help improve the squad in the short-term.

Swansea boss Steve Cooper previously worked with England at international youth level and may feel he can help Whittaker unleash his potential at Championship level.

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