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Deal Close: Nottingham Forest set to secure deal for 6ft midfielder

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Nottingham Forest look to have won the race to sign highly-rated Dutch midfielder Kyle Ebecilio from FC Twente, according to HITC Sport.

Forest are set to sign the Dutch midfielder

Forest are set to sign the Dutch midfielder

The 21-year-old has been the subject of a large amount of interest from both Premier League and Championship clubs but now looks set to join the Reds on a season-long loan.

The news will offer a further boost to Forest, the day after captain and playmaker Henri Lansbury pledged his loyalty to the club and announced that he would be staying at the club.

Ebicilio is a former Arsenal youth team player but left the Emirates Stadium in 2013 without making a first-team appearance.

In two seasons in the Eredivisie he has made 60 appearances and scored 10 goals from central midfield and has helped himself to nine Holland Under-21 caps along the way.

Despite being an unknown quantity to many in the UK, Ebecilio’s age and his experience in a demanding league could see him develop into a real prospect under Dougie Freedman’s management.

Forest will also hold a clause which allows them to buy the player at the end of the loan spell provided their transfer embargo is lifted.

Forest fans… Will you welcome Ebecilio? Do you know anything about the player? Where will he fit into the side? Let us know your thoughts and opinions in the comments below!


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