Serge Aurier has agreed to join Nottingham Forest on a free transfer as Steve Cooper’s side introduced their 22nd signing since being promoted to the Premier League.
The former Tottenham and Paris Saint-Germain defender became a free agent after leaving Villarreal at the quit of remaining season.
Ivory Coast captain Aurier racked up 77 Premier League appearances for Spurs, additionally achieving the Champions League remaining in 2019.
Djibril Sidibe was pronounced to be a goal of Cooper to grant competition for Neco Williams, who arrived from Liverpool in July, however Forest have alternatively signed Aurier, issue to global clearance.
Forest are but to verify the phrases of Aurier’s contract, with the full-back imparting extra cover on the right-hand side after Cooper’s side failed to re-sign loanee Djed Spence, who joined Spurs.
Aurier joins the likes of Dean Henderson, Jesse Lingard, Moussa Niakhate, Morgan Gibbs-White and Emmanuel Dennis as Forest’s squad reshaping continues previous the stop of the transfer window.
Forest sit 19th in the baby Premier League table and will seem to get better from a 3-2 defeat to Bournemouth when they go to Leeds United on Monday.
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