Do Not Sell My Personal Information
Championship

Wrong time for Nottingham Forest to sell Worrall

Wrong time for Nottingham Forest to sell Worrall

According to The Nottingham Post, Rangers manager Steven Gerrard is interested in signing loan player Joe Worral permanently from Nottingham Forest. 

This is a deal that The Reds should try their hardest to prevent, as it could turn out to be a huge error in the long run.

The defender is yet to feature for Gerrard’s men in the Scottish Premiership this season, but the manager has obviously taken a keen eye to the 21-year-old. At 6ft 4, the Liverpool legend clearly regards the centre back as an imposing figure that he can build a team around in the future.

However, if Forest were to sell the defender in January, they would be missing out hugely on a player that has a lot of potential. The player has already featured over 50 times for The Reds in the Championship, as well as captaining England under-20 to victory at the Toulon Tournament in 2017; he clearly has a bright future.

Unfortunately, Worrall (valued at £7.2m on Transfermarkt.co.uk) did not fit into manager Aitor Karanka’s plans this season, but that doesn’t mean he will not have a prominent role at The City Ground in seasons to come, as he could be a mainstay in the Forest defence.

If the club were to sell him, they are doing it too early. Rangers could buy him now for a fraction of the price that he will be worth in a few seasons. If he has another good season with Forest, the club can demand a much greater fee for him, at the moment they would be selling him short of his true value.

Like what the TT have on offer? Sign up for more notifications!
To Top

Article title: Wrong time for Nottingham Forest to sell Worrall

Please leave feedback to help us improve the site: