Keinan Davis has suggested that he wants to stay at Nottingham Forest beyond the end of his current loan deal. The Aston Villa man has scored four goals since checking in at the City Ground and he’s a firm fan favourite.

The 24-year-old didn’t exactly raise the excitement levels when he checked in during the January transfer window. Some looked at his less than impressive goal ratio at Villa Park and wrote him off before a ball was kicked.

Davis is about so much more than goals though. He is strong, has a powerful presence and helps bring other players into the game. Now, he’s actually starting to add some goals to his game and that could be scary for the rest of the division.

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Now, it would seem as though he’s keen to stay at the City Ground. Following Saturday’s two-goal performance he has been speaking to the media and Birmingham Live have transcribed his comments.

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He said: “You don’t get many clubs like this, especially in the Championship. They shouldn’t be here.

“For me to get my opportunity to be able to express myself and play good, especially for a team like this, is just more than I could ask for.

“Obviously the manager is a big part of it, but the dressing room also has the right balance of older and younger players. It’s just a great mixture.”

Sign him up: Forest have to sign Davis this summer

What a player Davis has been for Forest. When Lewis Grabban picked up his injury the fan base were worried that it’d be hard to fill his boots.

In Davis, the Reds have found a striker capable. He is a different sort of striker but if he can keep chipping in with goals it would be a welcome boost.

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Forest have to be asking questions of Aston Villa. With Danny Ings and Ollie Watkins in place at Villa Park. it seems obvious that he won’t become a regular with them.

The Reds would give Davis a chance to pop some roots down and play regular football for the next few years. Forest have to act and bring the powerful talisman to Trentside permanently.

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