Nottingham Forest Squad Review

With one of England’s most historic clubs only a year away from a massive stadium upgrade we thought we’d take a look at the players that could be at Forest next season and who we believe should not be there next season. Aswell as players on Loan where we review if some players should be signed or not

The Player quality is based on overall performance, financial costs and at Championship Level.

Goalkeeper : Costel Pantilimon

Player Quality : 9/10

Keep Or Sell : Keep

Costel Pantilimon has had a great season at Nottingham Forest this season , providing key saves and stand out performances

Goalkeeper : Luke Steele

Player Quality : 6/10

Keep Or Sell : Keep

Luke Steele has been an able stand in keeper for Pantilimon this season and when called upon has been exceptional

Goalkeeper : Stephen Henderson Player Quality : 3/10

Keep Or Sell : Sell

Stephen Henderson has struggled in his time at Nottingham Forest with injuries , he’s since gone on loan and has also had reoccurring injuries so it’s hard to see him being retained at the end of the season

Defender : Tobias Figueiredo Player Quality: 9/10

Keep Or Sell : Keep

Tobias Figueiredo is one of the best ball playing centre backs in the Championship, however has struggled with injury towards the end of the season , but will be back in the starting 11 again when he’s fit

Defender : Yohan Benalouane

Player Quality: 9/10

Keep Or Sell : Keep

Yohan Benalouane has been one of Forests best defenders this season and is one of the fan favourites around the City Ground . Since arriving he’s been in top form , however has also been very reckless and has received multiple red cards .

Defender : Alexander MilosevicPlayer Quality: 8.5/10

Keep Or Sell : Keep

Alexander Milosevic has been in fine form since signing for Forest in January , he has established himself as a powerful defender to be feared in the Championship. However his consistency is poor

Defender : Michael Dawson Player Quality: 5/10

Keep Or Sell : Sell

Since arriving for a second time at the City Ground , Dawson has struggled to find consistent form this season and has struggled with injury

Defender: Jack Robinson Player Quality: 8/10

Keep Or Sell : Keep

Since arriving Jack Robinson has been in fine form whether that be in centre back or left back , he’s been outstanding throughout , however often makes the wrong call in regards to slide tackling and gives away needles fouls

Defender : Michael Hefele

Player Quality : 6.5/10

Keep Or Sell : Keep

Hefele played almost every game before his injury and was in good form and would be a good cover player next season , however questions will be asked if he could be a first team player

Defender: Tendayi Darikwa Player Quality : 8/10

Keep Or Sell : Keep

Darikwa has been in great form this season and has shown himself to be the fastest full back in the division , he’s a player that would be outstanding in any Championship side

Defender: Molla Wague Player Quality : 9/10

Keep Or Sell : Keep and sign after his loan expires

Wague has been in exceptional form this season , he’s a player who could be one of the best defenders in the Championship

Defender: Saidy JankoPlayer Quality: 7.5/10

Keep Or Sell : Don’t sign After Loan expires

Saidy Janko has been in great form this season and has had numerous great performances this season , however with other fullbacks at the club it’s unlikely he’d be chosen to resign over Byram

Defender : Sam Byram

Player Quality : 8.5/10

Keep Or Sell : Keep and Sign after loan expires

Sam Byram had a long term injury this season that kept him out for almost the whole season , however since being fit again has started every game and has been a class performer

Midfielder : Adlène Guédioura

Player Quality : 7.5/10

Keep or Sell : Keep

Adlène Guédioura has been in great form this season , starting the season off as the best midfielder in the Championship, however a dip in form meant he dropped to the bench. However a great talent nevertheless

Midfielder: Jack Colback

Player Quality: 9.5/10

Keep Or Sell : Keep and sign after his loan expires

Jack Colback has undoubtedly been the best defensive midfielder in the Championship this season , put in exceptional performances and being Mr consistent for Nottingham Forest this season

Midfielder: Ben Watson

Player Quality : 6.5/10

Keep Or Sell : Sell

Ben Watson has has an inconsistent season in all honesty , starting very negatively in the words of most fans. However he really turned it around and put in some top class performances, however has since found himself out of the starting 11

Midfielder : João Carvalho Player Quality : 10/10

Keep Or Sell : Keep

João Carvalho has been outstanding this season , putting in incredible performances this Season and is the best central attacking midfielder in the Championship as he’s proven he can win games single handily

Midfielder : Ben Osborn

Player Quality : 7.5/10

Keep Or Sell : Keep

Ben Osborn has been it good form this season having been forced into playing left back for almost the whole season. But he’s taken to left back and proved himself to be a great defender aswell as attacking midfielder

Midfielder : Claudio Yacob Player Quality : 7/10

Keep Or Sell : Keep

Claudio Yacob has been a solid Player when called upon this season having been in and out of the team . Nevertheless his tireless work rate is deserving of high praise

Midfielder: Liam Bridcutt

Player Quality : 5/10

Keep Or Sell : Sell

Liam Bridcutt started his Forest career very brightly however has found himself down the pecking order this season . Bridcutt hasn’t been in the best form when called upon so will most likely be looking to leave the City Ground

Midfielder : Matty Cash Player Quality : 7.5/10

Keep Or Sell : Keep

Matty Cash has played in almost every Forest game this season and has worked tirelessly all season. He’s struggled in a couple of games but has shown his class and character and moved forward

Midfielder : Diogo Gonçalves

Player Quality: 6.5/10

Keep Or Sell : Sell and don’t sign after loan expires

Diogo Gonçalves has struggled in the Championship this season and in all honesty hasn’t had enough games to be kept with such a hefty price tag

Midfielder : Ryan Yates Player Quality: 7.5/10

Keep Or Sell : Keep

Ryan Yates has been in great forming this season since he’s been given game time, Yates has shown real leadership and will continue to start most games

Midfielder : Joe Lolley Player Quality: 10/10

Keep Or Sell : Keep

Joe Lolley has been the best player at Forest this season and is the best winger in the Championship, how Lolley missed out of the Team of the Season is a mystery to all fans

Midfielder: PeléPlayer Quality : 7.5/10

Keep Or Sell : Keep and Sign after loan expires

Pelé has been a great Player for Forest since signing on Loan in January, he’s added a physical presence that is unmissable and has shown him to be the strongest midfielder in the Championship

Midfielder: Jamie Ward Player Quality: 4/10

Keep Or Sell : Sell

Having not played a single game this Season Ward clearly doesn’t feature in future plans at Nottingham Forest

Striker : Hillal Soudani Player Quality: 7/10

Keep Or Sell : Keep

Hillal Soudani has struggled with injury this season , however when he’s been called upon his work rate has been high and he’s been in great form

Striker : Léo Bonatini Player Quality : 5/10

Keep Or Sell : Sell and don’t sign after Loan expires

Striker : Arvin Appiah

Player Quality: 8/10

Keep Or Sell : Keep

Arvin Appiah is one of the most promising English Youngsters in the world.When given his chance has performed to a high level this season and can only get better

Striker : Karim Ansarifard

Player Quality : 7/10

Keep Or Sell : Sell

Karim Ansarifard has struggled at his time during Nottingham Forest, however has since found form in recent games and has staked a claim to stay . It’s up for debate if he should start over the likes of Grabban however

Striker : Daryl Murphy Player Quality: 6.5/10

Keep Or Sell : Sell

Daryl Murphy has featured in a lot of games for Forest this Season however has struggled to find consistent form and hasn’t staked a claim to be the starting striker next season

Striker : Lewis Grabban Player Quality : 9/10

Keep Or Sell : Keep

Lewis Grabban has found himself having little playing time recently , however with the fans behind him and singing his praise it’s clear to see that Grabban is wanted by those around the City Ground

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