Nottingham Forest have had a fine transfer market already, making a club-record signing in Joao Carvalho and several other statement signings.
The Reds have virtually bought a whole new team, backing Aitor Karanka with serious funds with a lot of players coming from the continent.
Super-agent Jorge Mendes has been an influential figure helping Forest bring in some big names, including Carvalho and his Benfica teammate Diogo Goncalves.
Yet, as well as that, they’ve managed to secure some experienced Championship players too in the form of Jack Robinson and particularly Michael Dawson.
Therefore, similarities have been made with Wolves from last season but before a ball was kicked there were serious doubts about Nuno Espirito Santo’s men.
Whilst it worked out for them, it may not be the same for the East Midlands side. Here we give four reasons why they may not be pushing for the top two next May…
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