According to David Ornstein of AthleticNottingham Forest have made a verbal offer to sign Monaco midfielder Youssouf Fofan. The Ligue 1 team is believed to be leaning towards accepting a €35m offer with easily achievable allowances to boost the amount.
Forest is also in discussions with Fofana’s representatives about the prospect, as well as the personal terms of a potential contract, but there appear to be other interested clubs monitoring the situation closely.
The 24-year-old France international topped Steve Cooper’s list of midfield boosters, which also included PSV Eindhoven’s Ibrahim Sangaré, Leicester City’s Wilfred Ndidi, Leeds United’s Tyler Adams and Florentino Luis. from Benfica.
Growing up in an academy in Strasbourg, Fofana joined AS Monaco in 2020. Since then, he has made a total of 141 appearances for the club and earned 10 World Cup finalist appearances.