Nottingham Forest are reportedly ready to battle Everton for the signing of Borussia Monchengladbach forward Alassane Plea this summer.
The Lowdown: Plea excels in Germany
The 29-year-old has matured into a formidable player for MoncheNgladbach, catching the eye with a string of influential performances last season.
It now looks as though a move to the Premier League could be in order, following an interesting update.
The Latest: Forest eye up summer move
That means he could be available for €8m (£6.7m) this summer, with the report claiming that negotiations are underway with both English clubs, along with Ligue 1 duo Marseille and Nice.
The Verdict: Could be a great addition
At 29, Plea isn’t necessarily someone Steve Cooper would call a long-term signing, but he is a player who could have an immediate impact at the City Ground.
Last season’s aforementioned goal and assist tally speaks volumes about the Frenchman’s quality, as do 38 and 36 goals in the Bundesliga and Ligue 1 respectively.
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Forest will need a regular supply of goals in order to stave off the threat of relegation next season, and Plea could be the man to further make them an attacking force following the midweek arrival of Jesse Lingard.
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