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Premier League Champions Leicester City take on Derby County tonight in the Fourth Round of the FA Cup.

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Ranieri: FA Cup game against Derby County 'will be a battle'

Ranieri: Credit: PA Images

Claudio Ranieri has been speaking to the media ahead of Leicester's FA Cup game against Derby County tomorrow.

Championship side Derby will host their East Midlands rivals in the first of this weekend’s fourth round ties on Friday evening.

The manager of the Premier League side told reports it "will be a battle" because their opponents "play very well and are full of confidence."

Our sports reporter James Clark was at the King Power Stadium for us:

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Derby County Complete David Nugent Signing

David Nugent Credit: PA

Derby County have added to their striking options with the signing of frontman David Nugent.

Nugent, 31, has joined Derby on a two-and-a-half year deal from Premier League side Middlesbrough for an undisclosed fee.

Manager Steve McClaren said:

We’re delighted to complete the signing of David Nugent. He is a proven goalscorer at Championship level and he also has a great deal of experience as well to bring to the table.

David has a track record of scoring important goals as well and we’re pleased to add him to the attacking talent that we already have.

– Manager Steve McClaren

Steve McClaren on Derby's FA Cup trip to West Brom

Derby County travel to West Bromwich Albion in the Third Round of the FA Cup this weekend.

Derby boss Steve McClaren says he wants to see his side return quickly back to winning ways after they lost on Monday for the first time in 10 games.

Meanwhile, West Brom are in fine form having won their last two Premier League matches.

It is the first time the two sides have met in almost seven years.

Derby secure loan deal for Middlesbrough midfielder

De Sart has joined Derby for the remainder of the season. Credit: PA

Derby County have secured the services of Middlesbrough's defensive midfielder Julien de Sart on loan for the remainder of the season.

The 22-year-old highly-rated Belgium Under 21 international became the Rams’ first signing of the January transfer window this morning.

He will be free to make his debut in this weekend's FA Cup tie against West Brom at the Hawthorns.

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