"If any team from the Premiership shows an interest in you, then you would be interested," he said.
Jones was not involved in Southampton's 4-1 home hammering by Crystal Palace on Saturday, although Saints' boss George Burley said the player was missing due to a hamstring strain and not a fresh bid from Derby.
But Rams manager Billy Davies kept the transfer bubbling by saying: "We need more firepower and we are working hard to bring in more and that includes Kenwyne Jones.
"We have gone back to Southampton for a third time to try to move the discussions forward. Hopefully, over the next day or so we will have some good news.
"We are also in talks with a number of other targets and we are hoping we can conclude some business."