Nottingham Forest refined the £10m deal for Huddersfield duo Lewis O’Brien and Harry Toffolo, while Steve Cooper’s side rivals Bournemouth have offered a £10m bid for Middlesbrough winger Marcus Tavernier
- Nottingham Forest are on the verge of a £10m deal for Lewis O’Brien and Harry Toffolo
- The Huddersfield duo narrowly missed out on promotion in the playoff finals in May
- Left-back Toffolo scored an impressive six goals and eight assists last season
- Brandon Aguilera came from LD Alajuelense and became Forest’s eighth signing
- Bournemouth and Nottingham have also submitted a £10m bid for Marcus Tavernier
Nottingham Forest are on the verge of a £10m deal with Huddersfield Town for their midfielder Lewis O’Brien and left-back Harry Toffolo after lengthy talks.
The duo helped lead championship club finished third in the league last season but narrowly missed out on promotion after suffering a 1-0 defeat by Forest at Wembley in May.
Full-back Toffolo contributed six goals and eight assists in 48 games in all competitions, while O’Brien scored three goals and provided three assists.
Nottingham Forest complete a £10m deal for Lewis O’Brien (pictured) and Harry Toffolo
Left-back Toffolo impressed with six goals and eight assists at Huddersfield last season
Steve Cooper’s side have also signed 19-year-old Costa Rican midfielder Brandon Aguilera from LD Alajuelense.
The newly promoted team have wasted no time in the transfer window so far and have already spent over £60m on eight new arrivals.
Taiwo Awoniyi and Neco Williams joined City Ground for fees in the region of £18million, while England international Dean Henderson has been loaned out from Manchester United.
Forest made his eighth summer deal when Brandon Aguilera arrived from LD Alajuelense
Wayne Hennessey, Omar Richards, Moussa Niakhite and Guilian Biancone have also signed for Forest ahead of the club’s first Premier League season since 1999.
Meanwhile, Bournemouth and Forest have each submitted £10m bids for Middlesbrough winger Marcus Tavernier, who scored five goals and five assists at Riverside last season.
Forest have told winger Joe Lolley, 29, that he is no longer in their plans and are considering Tavernier as a younger replacement.