Nottingham Forest are set to oversee plenty of departures at the City Ground this month as Sabri Lamouchi looks to further strengthen his squad.
Chema Rodriguez also looks set to leave Forest this month with reports linking him with a move to UD Almeria, despite spending only five months on Trentside since joining from Levante in the summer.
Other fringe players, such as Zach Clough, Liam Bridcutt and Michael Hefele are all expected to leave the club this month, with the latter completely surplus to requirements under Lamouchi.
The German has endured a tricky time with injuries over the past year, and hasn’t featured for the Reds since their 4-2 win over Leeds United in January 2019.
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Hefele made 18 appearances for Forest in all competitions last season, but now finds himself way down the pecking order under Lamouchi, behind the likes of Michael Dawson, Joe Worrall and Tobias Figueiredo.
On Twitter, fans have been debating whether it is now time for Forest to part their ways with the 29-year-old…
Hes useless, get him off wage bill #nffc
— phil Jones (@philJon22056342) January 15, 2020
— micky Postles (@forestlad60) January 15, 2020
Yes let him leave. Keep chema
— Demuss nffc musson (@DemussDarren) January 15, 2020
— Paul (@Paul__1865) January 15, 2020
A fantastic character to have at the club but not good enough. We seriously need to cut our huge wage bill down. Zach clough has to go this window too he’s got the potential but doing nothing here.
— LM (@weallagreenffc) January 15, 2020