Forest made ‘ambitious enquiry’ for Saint-Maximin with Newcastle’s transfer stance revealed
Nottingham Forest made an ‘ambitious enquiry’ to sign Allan Saint-Maximin from Newcastle United during negotiations over the loan deal for Chris Wood, according to a report.
The Reds were very busy in the summer transfer window, signing over 20 players.This month has been a little quieter with only three additions so far.
One player they have signed is Chris Wood, who joined on loan for the rest of the season.
According to The Telegraph, Forest made a cheeky enquiry about the availability of winger Allan Saint-Maximin whilst in talks to bring in Wood.
Forest sporting director Filippo Giraldi has apparently tracked the Frenchman since his time at Watford, and is a ‘huge admirer’ of the player.
Saint-Maximin has ‘friends in the Forest squad’, but Newcastle ‘no not want him to leave’.
Eddie Howe’s side are currently third in the Premier League and in the semi-finals of the Carabao Cup, so the English manager needs a big squad to ensure the Magpies finish the season strongly.
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