Nottingham Forest are set to complete the signing of PSG defender Loic Mbe Soh, according to Goal.

The club had expressed an interest in taking the centre-back who is out of contract at the Parc des Princes at the end of the 2020/21 campaign.

It was thought that an initial enquiry by Forest was purely tentative and to see exactly how much PSG would be looking to receive for their youngster.

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Goal claims that talks have accelerated in recent hours and that he’s expected to pass a medical with Forest and pen terms at the City Ground.

At this stage, the transfer fee and the length of the contract are not known, whilst it’ll also be interesting to see where Mbe Soh fits in.

The French defender is only 19-years-old and that might see him link up with the under-23s at first.

His reputation as a highly-rated youngster, with first-team football under his belt, however, might prompt Sabri Lamouchi to take a look at him as part of his plans.

 

The Cameroon-born gem has played three times in Ligue 1 for PSG and captained the youth side in their UEFA Youth League campaign last season.

Forest have Tobias Figueiredo, Joe Worrall and Michael Dawson all battling it out for a place at the heart of the defence.

Tyler Blackett has also arrived as a player who can operate at both left-back and central defence if called upon.

Competition

Having another body at the back isn’t a bad thing and it’ll be interesting to see how Mbe Soh takes to the English game.

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The Ligue 1 champions wanted to tie the player down to a new deal, although it was anticipated that was to enable them to recoup a bigger transfer fee.

The 19-year-old has clearly been attracted to the project on offer at Forest and now looks set to sign for the club imminently.

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