Lewis Grabban is set to stay at Nottingham Forest after talks with the club in the past 24 hours.
It had been reported yesterday that Sabri Lamouchi was keen to bring the striker to Qatar having recently been appointed as the new manager of Al Duhail.
And, whilst it was claimed that the striker was open to making the switch, Nottinghamshire Live have revealed that the 32-year-old is set to remain at the City Ground following productive talks with key figures at the club.
The Qatari transfer window is set to close later today, so this should spell the end of the brief saga for Forest.
Lamouchi knows all about the ability of the ex-Bournemouth man having been in charge as he hit 20 goals for the East Midlands outfit last season as they missed out on a play-off place.
Of course, the obvious issue for the Reds if they sold Grabban was that he couldn’t be replaced immediately as the window is shut until January.
This update means Grabban could be involved as Forest travel to Luton in the week.
This is a major boost for Forest as whilst they have Lyle Taylor as another proven option up top, you can’t afford to lose goalscorers when you’re struggling.
Admittedly, Grabban has been poor this season but he’s shown regularly over the years that he can deliver and they will need him to step up in the coming months.
So, this can now be put to bed and it’s down to Grabban to do his bit to help Chris Hughton’s men up the table.
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