Millwall are considering a move to sign Nottingham Forest striker Lyle Taylor, according to Football League World. The striker has fallen way down the pecking order and would likely be allowed to leave this month.

The 31-year-old has scored three goals this season. One came all the way back during the first game of the season, with the other two coming against Bristol City in October.

It’s never really worked out for Taylor at Forest. He was signed by Sabri Lamouchi who informed him that he’d be a strike partner for Lewis Grabban in a 4-4-2.

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That’s never been the case. Since he arrived at Forest, Lamouchi, Chris Hughton and Steve Cooper, all typically operate with one striker.


Taylor’s form has struggled as a result of him not being the first choice. Now, Millwall want him to replace Tom Bradshaw who is set to be ruled out long-term with a knee injury picked up against Forest.

Some confidence and regular game time are needed for Taylor. He’s at the stage of his career where playing football is paramount. At Forest, he’s behind Grabban and Keinan Davis for a spot in Cooper’s team.

Ideal: Taylor heading to Millwall could help Forest land Jed Wallace

This could be the perfect scenario for Forest. Millwall have played hardball so far on Wallace, with the 27-year-old out of contract in the summer.

Forest are keen to do a deal for Wallace. As things stand they’ve had two bids rejected but are hopeful of striking a deal with the Lions.

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Now, Taylor could make a nice addition to the deal from a Millwall perspective. They need a striker and including him in the deal could help Forest get Wallace over the line.

Taylor is a decent character to have at the City Ground. Ultimately he’s fallen short as a striker, however, and perhaps a parting of ways is the best outcome for all parties.

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