Joe Ledley joins Derby County on a free transfer following Crystal Palace exit

Ledley joins Derby on free transfer
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Derby County announce the signing of Joe Ledley on a short-term contract following his departure from Crystal Palace.

Derby County have announced the signing of Wales international Joe Ledley.

The midfielder became a free agent at the end of last season when his contract at Crystal Palace expired.

Now, the 30-year-old will be playing football in the Championship after the Rams finalised a transfer this evening.

Ledley, who will be available to make his debut against Birmingham City on Saturday, has agreed to join the club on a short-term deal until January.

Derby is the fourth club that the midfielder can add to his CV following spells at Cardiff City, Celtic and Palace, where he spent the last three years of his career.

The Welshman's new side currently sit 15th in the Championship following three wins, one draw and three defeats.

CSKA Moscow's coach Leonid Slutsky gestures during the UEFA Champions League play-offs, second leg football match between CSKA Moscow and Sporting CP, at the Khimki Arena outside Moscow on August 26, 2015.
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