After reaching an agreement on a £20 million fee and a four year contract for the Watford attacker, the EPL newcomers – Nottingham Forest has finally announced the recruitment of the forward.
It is now official and verified that Emmanuel Dennis has signed for Nottingham Forest on a permanent deal through to 2026, after their initial approach for the Nigerian was turned down last month.
According to information obtained by Football411 the forward, who was previously linked to West Ham following his 10 Premier League goals for Watford last season, will bring in a 5% sell-on fee to his former team, Club Bruges.
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Emmanuel Dennis played in games against West Bromwich Albion and Sheffield United in an effort to preserve his professional manner at the team he joined from Club Bruges in 2021.
The 24-year-old entered the Championship with his Watford teammates and participated in the two matches the team played to begin the new season.
Despite this, the Super Eagles star managed to join Nottingham Forest, who showed serious interest in him, to achieve his ambition of staying in the English top tier.
Emmanuel Dennis is the second Nigerian to join the team after Taiwo Awoniyi’s original move from Union Berlin to Nottingham Forest on June 25.