Davies: Benny needs time

Rams boss says summer signing needs time to settle

Feilhaber: Three appearances

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Derby County boss Billy Davies has called on the club's fans to give summer signing Benny Feilhaber time to settle in English football.

The Brazilian-born American international has made three Premier League appearances for The Rams, but is yet to make an impact.

Davies believes the 22-year-old former Hamburg midfielder needs time on the training ground before being able to give fans a taste of what he is about.

"We know he is good with the ball, we know what he is all about but he is a young lad," he told the Derby Evening Telegraph.

"We identified him as a project, if you like. A young player who is emerging on the international scene, a young player full of attributes, and a player we can improve.

"Now we have to be patient, work with him on the training ground and give him time to settle in."