Vital Football

Latest Nottingham Forest News

Davies Nears Squad Completion

Davies Nears Squad Completion

Nottingham Forest are close to completing the signings of three new defenders, that will not only complete the rebuilding of the squad by manager Billy Davies, but will also send out a signal of intent to every club in the Championship.

Former player and centre half Michael Dawson, along with his left back team mate Gareth Bale at Spurs, are both close to signing for the Reds'. Forest boss Billy Davies hopes to have a complete new defence in place within the next week, that will see Ibrahima Sonko join from Stoke as well.

Both Dawson and Bale are expected to join on season long loan deals, with a view to making them permanent should we achieve promotion. If the deals for these three players go through, it will mean Forest have a squad good enough to compete with any in the division and give the club a realistic chance of success.

Billy Davies and the club have managed to rebuild the entire squad over the summer, which is something of a turnaround from how things were this time last year. If and when these deals are done, it will mean that the club has brought in a total of 12 new signings since the end of last season.

We also understand that enquiries have been made about Jack Wilshere at Arsenal. The highly rated midfielder, is still only 17, but the Gunners are keen to send him out on loan and a move to the City Ground could appeal. Also on Billys' radar, is Portsmouth striker David Nugent, but he faces stiff competition from Middlesbrough for his signature.

Follow Vital Forest on facebook

Follow Vital Forest on twitter



*Try Vital Mobile FOR FREE for the latest news, scores, fixtures and so much more*

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:guinless
Date:Sunday August 30 2009
Time: 1:48PM

Comments

0
You know if this is true.. *****in Hell.. Yooooouu Reeeedds...
HarryBosch
31/08/2009 02:31:00
0
If this all comes off I will be astounded....not to mention seriously overjoyed!!!
RedSmedDownUnder
31/08/2009 08:17:00
0
So you remove my post because you know i'm right and the truth hurts,pathetic
rob1
03/09/2009 04:44:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Vital Preview - Championship - 23rd-24th September 2017

The 2017-18 season continues with the latest round of games this weekend, 23rd-24th September.

EFL In Favour Of Shorter Window & Other Changes

At a meeting of all EFL member clubs yesterday, there was a strong indication they would be in favour of making amendments to the summer's transfer window.

The UK's Tightest Derby Clashes - 2017

Ever wondered which local derby in the United Kingdom is the most closely contested?

Warburton - Chelsea Must Be A Learning Curve

Manager Mark Warburton has reflected on Nottingham Forest's heavy loss to Chelsea yesterday evening and he knows the side must learn from the experience.

Archived Vital Forest Articles

Vital Forest articles from

Site Journalists

Kev Finnegan
no email
Profile
Our Kids Dad
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Aston Villa v Nottingham Forest
Suggested By:
Forest win10%
Aston Villa win36%
Draw54%
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Nottingham Forest Results (view all)

Nottingham Forest Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Old Red Fart233
2.LyttleByLyttle189
3.Ingy171
4.Apollyon170
5.Jimmy Gordon105
6.Calvin Plummer94
7.mao tse tung93
8.radfordinlondon72
9.paz196771
10.Joe Baker Legend68
The Vital Football Members League