Carroll on trial with Derby after QPR exit

Tom Carroll is having a trial with Derby ahead of a possible move to the East Midlands club.

The midfielder’s QPR contract expired this summer and he was offered a new deal.

West London Sport revealed last month that he had rejected the offer and was leaving.

He joined Rangers on a one-year deal last summer and made 22 Championship appearances before his season was ended in January by a knee injury.

Carroll returned to action for Rangers’ development side towards the end of the campaign and was an unused substitute for the first team’s final two matches.

Carroll had a spell on loan at Derby in 2012.