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Derby County have signed strikers Kayden Jackson and Jerry Yates, while Louie Sibley has left the club following the expiration of his contract.

Jackson, 30, has agreed to a two-year deal with the Rams after his recent release from Ipswich Town. He is joined at Pride Park by Yates, 27, who will be spending the season on loan from Swansea City.

Sibley, 22, a product of Derby’s academy, could not come to terms on a new contract. Meanwhile, striker James Collins, 33, who netted 19 goals in the League One promotion campaign, has signed a new one-year deal to remain with Paul Warne’s side.

Jackson spent six seasons at Portman Road, having previously played for Tamworth, Wrexham, Barnsley, and Accrington Stanley. He scored 28 goals in 199 games for Ipswich, who progressed from League One to the Premier League during his time there. Yates scored nine goals in 46 games for Swansea City following a £2.5 million move from Blackpool last summer, where he had netted 46 goals over three seasons.

The new strikers will join fellow recent arrival Ben Osborn, signed from Sheffield United. Sibley departs Derby after making 173 appearances and scoring 20 goals, having debuted for the first team as a 17-year-old in 2019.

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