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Nottingham Forest: Xande Silva set to leave Reds

Nottingham Forest: Xande Silva set to leave Reds -Nottingham Forest News

Nottingham Forest attacker Xande Silva is set to leave the club imminently and seal a move to Dijon, according to French journalist Loic Tanzi.

The Lowdown: Silva on the periphery

Steve Cooper’s side enjoyed a memorable 2021/22 season, securing promotion back to the Premier League and playing some excellent football along the way.

While many players were key to Forest’s success, someone who played a minimal role was Silva, limited to just two Championship starts all season.

The 25-year-old has one year remaining on his current deal and it looks as though he has played his last game for the Reds.

The Latest: Attacker set to leave

Taking to Twitter, L’Equipe’s Tanzi confirmed that Silva is on the verge of joining French side Dijon:

“Xande Silva (25, under contract until 2023) will join Dijon and sign a three-year contract. This Portuguese winger was playing at Nottingham Forest after playing at West Ham. Transfer amount not disclosed.”

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The Verdict: Right decision for all parties

Given Silva’s lack of playing time last season, and his contract situation, it makes complete sense for Forest to let him enjoy a fresh chapter in his career this summer.

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With more attacking signings made by Cooper, he is only going to get pushed further down the pecking order, potentially limiting his playing time even more.

In the end, a record of no goals in ten appearances for Forest means Silva will be a forgettable signing at the City Ground but he could still thrive in France at a lower level.


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