Nottingham Forest boss Sabri Lamouchi has named midfielder Ben Osborn in his side to face Olympiakos in a pre-season friendly on Tuesday evening.
However, it now appears there has been no further progression on the move, with Osborn set to line up in the Reds’ midfield for their second pre-season friendly of the Greece trip.
Forest confirmed Osborn’s selection when they shared the starting line-up via Twitter on Tuesday evening:
— Nottingham Forest FC (@NFFC) July 16, 2019
Plenty of Forest supporters responded to the announcement by expressing their surprise at Osborn’s selection, with some of them theorising that this could mean he is staying at the City Ground.
Here are some of the responses…
— Shipo (@DannyShipo) July 16, 2019
Osborn’s final game I guess ????
— Lucy (@lucy_kenyon) July 16, 2019
Can’t see why we’d play him if off? Seems an odd thing to do?
— Mark Swindale (@MJSwindale) July 16, 2019
Ozzy LWB. Maybe means he’s not going.
— Nick (@nikos787) July 16, 2019
Osborn starting mmmmm
— robert pratt (@trustathinchef) July 16, 2019
— Craig Moore ????⚪️⚽️ (@crag06) July 16, 2019
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Brace yourself for the Osborn haters ????
— SeCu (@se_cu) July 16, 2019