A firm update on the future of Nottingham Forest goalkeeper Brice Samba was provided on Monday night.
And the news, unfortunately for those hoping to stay 28, points to Samba being prepared for a summer departure from the City Ground.
Of course, it has been widely reported in recent weeks that Samba is eyeing a new challenge ahead of next season, just months after starring in Forest’s return to the Premier League via Championship knockout. .
BRICE SAMBA IS A HERO AND NOTTINGHAM FOREST IS BRINGING BACK!!
– Sky Sports Football (@SkyFootball) May 17, 2022
This comes with the Congolese being understood to have been completely overwhelmed by the latest contract extension offered by the powers at Forest, before his current clause expires in the summer of 2018. 2023.
In turn, when news began to spread that the top returners had closed a deal with Manchester United to sign Dean Henderson on loan, the words were popping up a lot on the wall when it came to his future. Samba.
And, as mentioned above, on Thursday, the possibility of an impending exit of the talent barricade was confirmed.
According to a report from The Athletic, ‘Nottingham Forest and Lens have reached an agreement to transfer goalkeeper Brice Samba.’
Samba’s decision to secure a return to France, it is warranted, is not out of financial motive, but ‘out of respect for his achievement, importance and popularity at the City Ground’.
The transfer, which is expected to be announced in the coming days, will require the completion of a routine medical examination.
Nottingham Forest and Lens have reached an agreement to transfer goalkeeper Brice Samba.
– The Athletic UK (@TheAthleticUK) July 4, 2022