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30 Emmanuel Idem

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30 Emmanuel Idem

Position

Goalkeeper

Basic Information

Nationality: English

DOB: 06/12/98

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Biography

Derby County signed free agent Emmanuel Idem to strengthen their goalkeeping department ahead of the 2020/21 season.

The goalkeeper, 21 at the time of putting pen-to-paper with the Rams, arrived having previously on the books at the likes of Arsenal, Stoke City, Aston Villa and West Ham United and signed a one-year deal until the summer of 2021.

Idem, who had a loan spell at Macclesfield Town in the 2018/19 campaign and a stint at non-league side Canvey Island in the 2019/20 season, spent time training with Derby’s squad prior to signing his contract.

The shot-stopper is expected continue his development under the guidance of Head Goalkeeping Coach Shay Given and aim to get match time in Derby’s Under-23 side in Premier League 2 - Division 1, as well as providing cover for the Rams’ first-team goalkeepers David Marshall, Kelle Roos and Henrich Ravas.