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Redknapp heaps praise on Derby duo

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Former Liverpool midfielder turned pundit, Jamie Redknapp has heaped praise on Derby County duo of Fikayo Tomori and Mason Mount.

The two Chelsea loanees impressed during Derby’s 3-2 loss to the blues in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday night.

“It wasn’t easy for Mason Mount to come here against his parent club,” Redknapp said, according to Sky Sports News.

“Tomori gave away the own goal in the first five minutes, which is a nightmare scenario for anyone! But he grew into the game and made good challenges and good decisions.”

“He can be really proud of himself because there is nothing worse than the start he had and he would have wanted the ground to swallow him up. I thought he handled it really well.”

Meanwhile, Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink was impressed with the way his former team-mate Lampard set Derby up to give Chelsea problems.

“I was really impressed with how well they pressed with the three up front and the three midfielders, they brought Chelsea a lot of problems,” said Hasselbaink.

“But it’s about consistency now and putting in these kinds of performances week in, week out. That’s the next step.”