Shaun Barker is a solid defender who signed for Derby County in the summer of 2009 and produced consistent performances to earn him the Supporters' Player of the Year award at the end of his first season with the club. Shaun is a tall and quick centre back who began his career at Rotherham United and later had three seasons at Blackpool. He missed the 2010-11 pre-season while recovering from knee surgery but was back for the opening day of the campaign, coming off the bench to play a key part in the win at Leeds. Shaun played regularly throughout the campaign and was subsequently appointed club captain for the 2011-12 season.
Manchester City players expect to be lining up alongside ALEXIS SANCHEZ and KYLE WALKER at the Etihad Stadium next season, according to the Mirror.
Sam Allardyce left his role as manager of Crystal Palace on Tuesday night, leaving the Selhurst Park hierarchy in the
Ajax stand between Manchester United and Europa League glory on Wednesday.
Champions Chelsea have made former striker ROMELU LUKAKU their preferred attacking signing this summer, according to the Evening Standard.
Sunderland owner Ellis Short has launched the search for a ninth manager in eight-and-a-half years and a sixth in little
Arsenal's failure to make the Champions League next season is dominating the back pages and the future of ALEXIS SANCHEZ