Nottingham Forest are close to signing two new players, with Neco Williams and Morgan Gibbs-White set to arrive at the City Ground, according to The Sun.

The Reds added Taiwo Awoniyi to their ranks yesterday. Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson is also set to be announced when he returns from his honeymoon next week.

Now, the recruitment drive is set to go up a level. Both Williams and Gibbs-White are set to join Cooper’s squad ahead of the 2022/23 Premier League campaign.

Forest to sign Williams and Gibbs-White
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Williams is a Wales international. He will arrive at the club to fill voids at both right and left-back. Naturally, however, he will be viewed as an alternative to Djed Spence.

Gibbs-White’s last kick of 2021/22 saw the Reds reach Wembley. His penalty was saved by Brice Samba back in May and Forest fans went into their raptures.

Now he’s set to check in at Forest following 12 goals and 10 assists at Sheffield United during the last 12 months. He is likely to cost the Reds £20 million.

Forest will be back in the Premier League next season for the first time in 23 years. Therefore, the Reds will need some new recruits and naturally, they’re going to be active in the transfer market.

Forest close to Williams and Gibbs White

These two players would be ridiculously good signings. The Reds need new additions and both players would be first-team regulars under Steve Cooper.

Williams has played a fair amount of times for Liverpool, whilst Gibbs-White has a decent amount of experience when it comes to men’s football.

Forest to sign Williams and Gibbs-White
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Williams is likely to cost £15 million, with the England under-21 international set to see the Reds outlay £20 million but the two deals represent steals.

The Reds must cut their cloth accordingly this summer. Although they’re now a Premier League club, the Reds will still shop using common sense.

Both of these players will improve the Forest ranks and they will also represent sound investments in the future if Cooper can get them over the line.

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