Despite playing some of the best attacking football in the division, Philippe Montanier’s Nottingham Forest side have found the opening stage of the Championship campaign tricky.
Granted, losing talisman Oliver Burke to Bundesliga team RB Leipzig was obviously going to be a huge problem for the Reds, however after receiving a fee of £13million for the young Scotsman, Forest should have really strengthened their squad better, even though they only had a couple of days to do so.
Conceding 19 goals after 9 games doesn’t really make up for good reading, however with 17 goals being scored, Montanier’s men lie 15th in the Championship table, after winning three times, drawing twice, and losing four times.
On Tuesday night they face a Fulham side that definitely possess the quality to be a real threat come the end of the season, however find themselves short on confidence after being thrashed 4-0 by Bristol City last Saturday.
It’ll be yet another tough test for the Reds, and in order to push up the Championship ladder, Forest need to let go of some players in the January transfer window, and bolster their squad with real quality.
That being said, here, FLW writer George Harbey identifies THREE players under Forest’s ranks, that Philippe Montanier needs to let go of in the January transfer window…