Vital Football

Latest Nottingham Forest News

Forest Back In Transfer Hunt?

Forest Back In Transfer Hunt?

Nottingham Forest are set to make a fresh bid to land Birmingham midfielder Neil Danns.

Reds boss Colin Calderwood saw a £600,000 bid for the player rejected by the Championship side in January.

But with the 24-year-old former Colchester player (pictured) still on the fringes of the first-team squad at St Andrews, Forest hope to be able to land him on loan to bolster their League One promotion push.

Danns is set for showdown talks with Blues boss Steve Bruce tomorrow to discuss his future with the club.

And the Liverpool-born man's agent says there is an offer still on the table from the Reds.

'There was a £600,000 bid from Forest that was turned down in the January transfer window,' said his agent Derek Green. 'But they are still interested in taking him on loan.

'But there is a question over whether the player is willing to drop down a division to play, even to a club challenging for promotion.'

Danns has started only 11 matches for Birmingham since his £500,000 summer move from Colchester, as well as making 16 substitute appearances.

Forest have also been linked with Southampton's former Notts County striker Leon Best.

But while Calderwood admits he is a player he is interested in, he denied reports that he had already made a £350,000 bid for the Nottingham-born player.

'That is a lie, I can categorically tell you that,' he said. 'I wouldn't say he is not a player we are interested in.

'He is somebody I wanted to take to Northampton, he is a good player.'

Calderwood says Forest will carefully monitor the fitness of their squad and the players who are available, before deciding whether to make additions before the end of the emergency loan transfer window at the end of the month. 'We have until the end of March and we will monitor it,' he added.

'We just have to make sure we have enough for the final matches.'




Nottingham Evening Post


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

Writer:
Date:Wednesday March 7 2007
Time: 4:28PM

Comments

0
I'd love to see them both in a red shirt.
Juán
07/03/2007 17:24:00
0
Can't say im that fussed now. Anyway, this may well be academic soon as Brizzle have a good chance to pull away.
wemaybefamousagain
07/03/2007 18:08:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Vital Preview - Championship, 24th-26th Feb 2017

The 2016-17 season continues with the latest round of games this weekend. This will see us among those involved with three points of course the aim.

Brazil Confident Ahead Of Wigan

Manager Gary Brazil has said he's confident Nottingham Forest have the ability to damage Wigan Athletic when we face them this weekend.

TV Figures So Far In 2016/17

With reports back in October suggesting that Premier League viewing figures were down...

Match Day Officials v Wigan (25/2/17)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Wigan Athletic this Saturday.

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)

Wigan Athletic v Nottingham Forest
Suggested By:
Forest win100%
Wigan win0%
Draw0%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 32 22 3 7 69 37
2 Brighton 32 20 8 4 68 28
3 Huddersfield 32 20 4 8 64 8
4 Reading 33 18 6 9 60 5
5 Leeds Utd 33 18 4 11 58 11
6 Sheff Wed 33 17 7 9 58 10
7 Fulham 32 14 10 8 52 17
8 Norwich 33 15 6 12 51 11
9 Barnsley 33 14 7 12 49 4
10 Preston 33 13 10 10 49 4
11 Derby County 32 13 9 10 48 7
12 Cardiff 33 13 6 14 45 -2
13 Ipswich 33 10 11 12 41 -7
14 Brentford 32 11 7 14 40 0
15 Q.P.R. 33 11 7 15 40 -10
16 Birmingham 33 10 10 13 40 -14
17 Aston Villa 32 8 12 12 36 -8
18 Forest 33 10 6 17 36 -12
19 Wolves 31 9 8 14 35 -4
20 Burton 33 9 8 16 35 -13
21 Bristol City 32 9 5 18 32 -6
22 Wigan 33 7 9 17 30 -10
23 Blackburn 31 7 8 16 29 -13
24 Rotherham 33 4 5 24 17 -43
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)

Feb 25 2017 3:00PM : Wigan Athletic (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Brighton & Hove Albion (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 7 2017 7:45PM : Brentford (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Burton Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 18 2017 1:00PM : Derby County (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Preston North End (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Apollyon243
2.Jimmy Gordon182
3.Pope John XXIII137
4.mao tse tung123
5.orbitalforest116
6.LyttleByLyttle102
7.the jock100
8.AdebolaCornflakes98
9.Calvin Plummer95
10.da fuq86
The Vital Football Members League