The man of a thousand tweets is ready for new challenge.
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Derby captain Robbie Savage could be set to join Major League Soccer side Vancouver Whitecaps after confirming that he was considering their proposal.
Savage’s contract with the Rams is due to expire at the end of the current campaign and the 36-year-old has said that he will definitely be leaving Pride Park.
“I’ve got an opportunity to go to the MLS in March, with Vancouver,” said Savage. “It’s something I am giving serious consideration to. One thing is for sure, I will be leaving Derby County at the end of the season, if not before, even if they offer me a new contract. My time is up here.
“I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my time with Derby and I want to walk away with my head held high. There have been highs and lows but I feel that it’s made me into a man. It’s also helped me to really understand football. It’s been a great experience.
“But now I think it’s my duty to let the younger players come through. I wouldn’t want to hinder their development.” (ESPN)
So there you have it. After 612 appearances in various levels of the English leagues, predominantly the Premier League of course, and a League Cup Winners medal, Mr Savage is set to bid farewell as he embarks on an MLS adventure. Personally I want the Savages to become the new Osbournes , only with less swearing and more trainers.
Seriously though Robbie, good luck.
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