The son of Nottingham Forest legend Des Walker has agreed a deal to sign for Derby County, reports the Nottingham Post. 

17 year-old Lewis Walker is understood to have decided to join The Rams from Ilkeston, after also receiving an offer from Leicester City.

His dad, Des Walker, played over 400 times for Forest and is highly regarded at the club, whilst his older brother Tyler Walker is currently on the books at The City Ground.

Derby and Leicester are thought to have agreed deals for the young forward, who has been left with the decision of who to sign for.

The youngster also spent time on trial with Premier League champions Chelsea at the end of last year. He only made his debut for Ilkeston last October, but his performances have attracted the interest of bigger clubs.

Ilkeston boss Andy Watson last week insisted that their had been no official bid for Walker, but reports are now contradicting that. Derby have already strengthened this January with the signings of Abdoul Camara and Nick Blackman.

Forest are currently under a transfer embargo until the summer.


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