Amex Stadium

Next Game

Brighton v N Forest

Friday, 07 August 2015, 19:45

Sky Bet Ch'ship

Davies in hunt for frontman

Boss Billy Davies wants to strengthen Nottingham Forest's Championship play-off charge by signing a striker on loan.

Last Updated: 07/03/13 at 17:24 Post Comment

Billy Davies: Looking to sign a loan striker

Billy Davies: Looking to sign a loan striker

Davies, unbeaten since returning to the club having taken 13 points from a possible 15 to propel the Reds to within two points of the top six, found himself with just two fit strikers against Ipswich on Tuesday night.

With Darius Henderson struggling with a knee injury, Billy Sharp ruled out with a chest infection and Marcus Tudgay only just returning to training following a lengthy absence with a broken collarbone, Davies wants to lighten the workload on Dexter Blackstock and Simon Cox.

"On Tuesday, it would have been nice to freshen up the front area off the bench," the Scot told the Nottingham Post.

"I don't know if Billy will be back from his chest infection (to face Wolves on Saturday). But he and Henderson are important players for us. Marcus Tudgay is miles away. He will start back with the squad next week on the training ground.

"We will look at getting a striker on loan. We have until later in the month and we will look at that option. We can see that some freshness would help the squad.

"There are not too many midweek games left, but we are coming to the end of a hard season. These boys have done great to keep working. We will look at the loan market and see what is there. The chairman has said it is an option for us, if we want to use it."

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

I

t's a bloody good goal, though. Sh!t, the kid's gonna be the worlds best before we know it, isn't he? He's got the touch of genius in him. Like Neymar, but with muscles and stuff. He's doing a Ronaldo as we watch. He's bulked up to be able to ride the tackles, but he's improved technically as well. His touch is sublime. Bugger.

HarryBoulton
WATCH: Hazard's stunning goal

A

hhh, Jose arguing with another managers wife, clearest sign yet that we are going mental during the close season. I am rocking back and forth on my haunches.

hump3.
Jose hits back at Rafa's wife

I

t's only a matter of time before one of them throws in a yo mamma

lee
Jose hits back at Rafa's wife

Footer 365

Chelsea fail with £25m bid for Everton's John Stones

Everton have rejected an improved bid of £25m from Chelsea for centre-half John Stones, according to Sky sources.

Jose: 'Cabaye move makes PL harder'

Jose Mourinho claims the transfer of players like Yohan Cabaye to mid-table clubs makes the PL "very, very hard" to win.

Real reopen talks over £28m De Gea deal

Real Madrid have reportedly reopened negotiations with Manchester United over David de Gea and may complete a deal in the coming days.

Mail Box

Mails: This Is My Perfect Moment

Lots of Mailboxers channel their inner Martine McCutcheon to bring you their perfect footballing moments. Plus thoughts on Blatter, names, and Chelsea worries...

Mails: Let's Talk About Jose's Failures...

We don't talk about them because Chelsea won the title...but imagine if LVG or Brendan Rodgers had signed Juan Cuadrado. Plus, a trawl through the squads...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company