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31/1/2023 | 10:10pm
Nottingham Forest have reportedly been offered the chance to land free agent, Andre Ayew, with the Ghana international having previously worked under Steve Cooper at Swansea City.
What’s the word?
According to Sky Sports, the Garibaldi – as well as fellow Premier League side Everton – are believed to have been handed the opportunity to sign the 33-year-old, with the 113-cap menace having left his former club Al Sadd earlier this month.
The report suggests that despite Cooper being keen on securing a reunion with the one-time West Ham United man, the City Ground outfit do not have ‘enough room’ in the current squad for the playmaking veteran.
Cooper’s next Gibbs-White
The Forest boss was no doubt open to the idea of working with a player who previously thrived under his tutelage at the Liberty Stadium, with the experienced forward having scored 35 goals and provided 12 assists in 94 games during Cooper’s time in charge.
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The one-time Marseille man was particularly impressive during the 2020/21 campaign, having scored 17 goals and provided four assists to help guide the Welsh outfit to the Championship play-off final, only to be defeated by Thomas Frank’s Brentford in the showpiece.
Would you want Ayew at Forest?
No, not convinced
Cooper has clearly shown a fondness for reuniting with players during his time in Nottingham thus far, having already brought in Morgan Gibbs-White in the recent past, after previously coaching the former Wolverhampton Wanderers man during his time in charge with the Swans, as well as in the England youth set-up.
The Welshman may well…