Nottingham Forest winger Joe Lolley has responded on Twitter to comments from Middlesbrough manager Tony Pulis. 

Speaking in the Telegraph earlier today, the under-fire manager said: “We played Nottingham Forest the other week – we’d sold players for over £50m, Nottingham Forest had bought players in that squad that played us for over £56m.

“So, there was a £100m deficit in what the two clubs had done this season. But nobody talks about that. That’s fact.”

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The Reds have done the double over Middlesbrough this season. Aitor Karanka oversaw a 2-0 victory at the Riverside in October, before the Reds defeated the play-off hopefuls 3-0 at the City Ground last month.

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The only player included in O’Neill’s starting line-up against Boro that cost a significant amount of money was midfielder João Carvalho. He joined the club in the summer for a club-record fee of £13.2 million from Benfica. But apart from that, O’Neill’s line-up was largely made up of loans and free transfers.

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It’s fair to say that his comments have generated a huge response from Reds supporters this afternoon. This was only exacerbated when Player of the Season Joe Lolley responded on social media.

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The 26-year-old winger’s tweet has led to even more Reds supporters having their say on the matter.

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