Nottingham Forest made a deadline day swoop to bring Ross McCormack to the City Ground, in what was an incredibly shrewd move by the club.
When news emerged that McCormack was going to Forest, the news was met with a touch of scepticism given the fact he probably wouldn’t leave Villa to step down to Forest.
After a sour end to his time at Villa, McCormack made the bold move to leave Villa Park for Forest in the hope of finding some regular game time.
There is no doubting McCormack’s quality as a player and he will slot nicely into the Forest side, but his application has been questioned lately and that is something Forest will have to address to get the best out of him.
Forest have found themselves pulled into a relegation battle in recent weeks largely due to the good form of the Championships bottom four but with McCormack signed, you would expect they will be okay.
Here’s THREE reasons why McCormack is a shrewd signing by Forest…