Nottingham Forest have confirmed the arrival of former Paris Saint-Germain and Tottenham defender Serge Aurier on a free switch.
The Ivorian right-back, who should nonetheless be granted a UK visa, was not certain by the switch window because of his free agent standing after leaving Villarreal on the finish of final season.
Aurier’s arrival caps off an unimaginable busy summer season for Forest since their promotion again to the Premier League. As many as 21 new faces have now joined the membership over the summer season.
A mix of harm, worldwide obligation and lack of type noticed Aurier begin solely 10 La Liga video games for Villarreal final season. He did play 5 instances within the Champions League knockout phases, together with a substitute look in each legs of the semi-final in opposition to Liverpool.
Thus far this season, Forest have discovered optimistic outcomes onerous to return by. They’ve 4 factors from a doable 18 and have misplaced their final three Premier League video games in a row – together with a 3-2 defeat to Bournemouth final weekend after holding a 2-0 defeat at half-time.