Thu 18 August 2022 | 18:52

Nottingham Forest agree £42.5m deal for Wolves midfielder Gibbs-White

Morgan Gibbs-White, a midfielder for Wolves, has agreed to join Nottingham Forest in a deal worth £42.5m with add-ons.

The 22-year-old is expected to have a medical with the newly promoted Premier League team in the next 24 hours.

Forest will pay £25 million upfront for

Morgan Gibbs-White

, with an additional £17.5 million available if he does well, plays a lot, and the club stays in the top division. Forest had three offers for Gibbs-White turned down. The last was £42 million, with £25 million upfront and £17 million in add-ons.

Forest's top midfield goal this summer has been to sign Gibbs-White. Forest manager

Steve Cooper

knows the


U21 player well because he played for


on loan in the 2020/21 season. The Wolves academy graduate has played every minute of the club's two Premier League games this season. However, another midfielder, Matheus Nunes, joined the team in a club-record deal on Wednesday, which may help soften the blow of his likely departure.

Gibbs-White was one of the best players in the Championship last year. He was on loan to Sheffield United and helped them get to the semi-finals of the play-offs, where they lost to Forest.

source: SportMob

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