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One to watch: Will Hughes

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Derby County youngster Will Hughes is set for big things in the future as he continues to impress in the Championship.

The 18-year-old has been a pivotal part of the Derby team this campaign and still has a lot to give this season.

The young midfielder has scored four times and has made 28 appearances in all competitions for the club who now sit fourth in the Championship table after a nine match unbeaten run leading up to January.

Hughes joined the Rams in 2011 and made his full debut for the first team as a 90th minute substitute against Peterborough in a 3-2 defeat.

The youngster scored his first goal for Derby in a 5-1 win against Watford in September 2012.

Hughes is currently playing with the England U21s and will be soon pushing for a place in the actual England first team - a potential surprise for the World Cup.

He became the second youngest player to be capped for the U21s, only beaten by Theo Walcott.

The Englishman is an extremely talented player and states that his strengths are his ability to pass and his technically ability. He is very creative and pulls the strings in the centre of the Derby midfield.

It has been reported that Hughes has been linked with various Premier League clubs including Arsenal, Liverpool, Manchester United and Manchester City.

Hughes will look to help Derby gain promotion this season and improve his own chances of playing in the Premier League, but the Rams will have to keep a close eye on him during the transfer market or they could see their young star disappear.


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