According to the Daily Record, Derby County are still keen on signing defender George Edmundson despite Rangers rejecting an offer from Peterborough United.

Edmundson spent the second half of last season on loan at Pride Park.

The central defender made ten appearances for Derby, starting the final day 3-3 draw with Sheffield Wednesday which helped preserve the club’s Championship status.

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Edmundson has since returned to Rangers where his future is in doubt.

The Gers have Connor Goldson, Filip Helander, Jack Simpson and Leon Balogun at centre back. Nikola Katic will also return from injury this summer.

Football Insider claimed in April how Rangers will let him leave for £1 million.

But the latest reports from the Daily Record claim Edmundson will have a second chance at Rangers with the Scottish champions rejecting a bid from Peterborough.

 

Posh tried to sign the 23-year-old back in 2019. However, they missed out to Rangers and are now willing to sign him from north of the border for a six-figure fee.

Derby, meanwhile, want to re-sign Edmundson but face a financial struggle.

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The Rams are short on defenders. Edmundson, Teden Mengi and Matt Clarke all left after loan spells while Curtis Davies and Andre Wisdom are out of contract.

Derby, however, are currently under an embargo. EFL charges are pending, and owner Mel Morris is still seeking to sell the club this summer after two failed attempts.

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