Nottingham Forest have agreed a deal to signal Belgian midfielder Orel Mangala from Stuttgart, 90min can verify.
Talks have been properly underway on Monday over a switch price a complete of €15m (£12.75m) – with Forest set to pay €12m (£10.2m) up entrance and the rest in add-ons.
Stuttgart have agreed to these phrases and Mangala is now heading to Forest for a medical which, ought to all go to plan, will see him grow to be the membership’s thirteenth signing of the summer season.
Steve Cooper’s aspect have already concluded 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.
Of that group, O’Brien is the one pure midfielder however now Mangala will are available and provide some extra competitions for minutes in a midfield which misplaced James Garner this summer season after his mortgage from Man Utd got here to an finish.
Forest aren’t prepared to finish their summer season enterprise simply but both and have seen a bid for Actual Betis left-back Alex Moreno knocked again.
Because it stands, there’s a vital hole within the two sides’ valuation of the 29-year-old and a deal just isn’t more likely to be pursued additional.