Nottingham Forest have agreed a deal to signal Belgian midfielder Orel Mangala from Stuttgart, 90min can affirm.
Talks had been effectively underway on Monday over a switch value a complete of €15m (£12.75m) – with Forest paying €12m (£10.2m) upfront and the remaining in add-ons.
Stuttgart have agreed to these phrases and Mangala is now on his strategy to Forest for a medical which, if all goes to plan, will see him change into the membership’s thirteenth signing of the summer time.
Steve Cooper’s aspect have already accomplished offers for Jesse Lingard, Neco Williams, Guilian Biancone, Omar Richards, Moussa Niakhate, Harry Toffolo, Lewis O’Brien, Wayne Hennessey, Brandon Aguilera and Ryan Hammond, whereas goalkeeper Dean Henderson has joined on mortgage from Manchester . United.
In that group, O’Brien is the one pure midfielder however now Mangala will are available and provide some extra competitors for minutes in a midfield that misplaced James Garner final summer time after his mortgage from Man Utd ended.
Forest are additionally not able to wrap up their summer time enterprise simply but and have seen a bid for Real Betis left-back Alex Moreno knocked again.
As it stands, there’s a major hole within the two sides’ valuation of the 29-year-old and a deal is unlikely to go forward.