Central defender Eiran Cashin is now entering his second season as a permanent member of Derby County’s Under-23 squad.
Cashin signed professional terms after two years as a scholar during the 2018/19 and 2019/20 seasons.
He appeared 26 times for the Under-18s in their title-winning 2018/19 season, weighing in with five goals along the way.
His progress continued in 2019/20 as he registered 17 appearances and two goals for the Under-18s, as well as stepping up to the Under-23s and making a single appearance for Pat Lyons’ side.
On top of that, he played in all six of the Under-19s UEFA Youth League fixtures as he gained more valuable experience and scored in their impressive 3-1 win over Borussia Dortmund in early 2020.
At the end of the season, the Republic of Ireland youth international put pen-to-paper on his first professional deal with the Rams.
Cashin was hampered by injury for the majority of the 2020/21 season, making his first appearance for the Under-23s in February.
His six appearances, all starts, for the Under-23s were enough to catch the eye of Wayne Rooney, who named the defender on the bench for the final three games of the Sky Bet Championship season.
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