According to Le Matin, Swiss Super League side Luasanne Sport will sign Derby County youngster Archie Brown who is out of contract at Pride Park this summer.

Brown rose through the ranks at Derby having joined as a youngster.

The 19-year-old left-back was part of the U18 side which won the Premier League youth trophy in 2019, before going on to feature for the U23s this past season.

Brown made 18 appearances for the U23s, providing four assists.

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Derby released their retained list this past week. The Rams have offered Brown a new contract alongside Festy Ebosele.

But the latest reports from Switzerland claim Brown is set to depart Pride Park.

 

Le Matin say Luasanne have already agreed three new arrivals. Striker Zeki Amdouni, experienced French defender Anthony Weber and Derby left-back Archie Brown.

Brown will provide competition for Toichi Suzuki on the left flank.

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The report comes as a surprise considering Brown’s ties to Derby. However, the left-back spot is currently occupied by Craig Forsyth and Lee Buchanan.

Brown may have struggled to break through to the first team at Pride Park, while the opportunity to move to Switzerland’s top-flight appears too good to refuse.

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