Nottingham Forest are reportedly on the verge of their thirteenth signing of the summer time as they shut in on a deal for Watford’s Emmanuel Dennis.
Steve Cooper has sought to revamp the Forest squad this summer time after plenty of gamers who have been influential of their promotion through the play-offs final season both left or noticed their mortgage offers expire.
Watford’s comparatively excessive worth for the participant appeared to place some suitors off earlier in the summertime however Forest have taken benefit and seen their bid of round £20m accepted, in accordance with The Athletic.
The signing would take Forest’s general summer time spending past £100m.
Dennis, a Nigeria worldwide, scored 10 targets and recorded six assists for Watford final season regardless of enjoying in a workforce that discovered factors exhausting to come back by.
Gino Pozzo, Watford’s proprietor, had moved to make sure the membership acquired worth for a participant who has proven that he can lower within the Premier League.
Dennis’ former aspect, Membership Bruges, stand to make round £1m on the participant having inserted a 5 per cent sell-on charge into the preliminary £3m deal that noticed him transfer to Watford final summer time.
The 24-year-old joins Neco Williams, Jesse Lingard, Taiwo Awoniyi, Dean Henderson and Harry Toffolo, in addition to a number of others, as having joined the Midlands membership this summer time.
Forest’s return to the Premier League obtained off to a troublesome begin final weekend once they have been crushed 2-0 by Newcastle at St James’ Park.
Cooper’s aspect will play their first residence Premier League fixture since 1999 on Saturday once they host West Ham on the Metropolis Floor.
It has since been reported by the Night Customary that Kiernan Davis, who spent final season on mortgage at Forest from mother or father membership Aston Villa, is a goal for Watford as they give the impression of being to signal a striker earlier than the window closes on September 1, 2022.