Nottingham Forest want to conclude the signings of Neco Williams and Omar Richards ahead of the weekend, according to The Athletic.

Transfer guru David Ornstein has made the exciting claim as the Reds aim to ramp up their recruitment drive.

Richards will check in from Bayern Munich, with Williams set to join from Liverpool.

Forest have so far managed to add three players to their ranks. Taiwo Awoniyi, Dean Henderson and Giulian Biancone have all checked in.

Moussa Niakhate is set to be announced imminently after passing a medical yesterday.

Forest want Williams and Richards
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Now, the club have turned their attentions toward bolstering the wing-back positions.

It would seem as though Williams and Richards won’t be the only two to arrive either, with Harry Toffolo also on the radar.

Williams has been linked with a move away from Liverpool for some time.

He’s made 32 appearances for the Anfield giants and has previously been called a machine by Jurgen Klopp.

Ultimately, he craves regular football though and the time has come for him to move on.

The Wales international is available this summer for £15 million and Forest are edging close to a deal.

Richards is one that has come out of the blue a little bit.

He played 17 times for Bayern Munich last season but only six of those outings came in the starting eleven.

The former Reading man could also cost around £10 million with some add-ons likely to be included too.

He knows the English game and will surely welcome the chance to play regularly for a Premier League outfit next season.

Williams and Richards want to move to Forest and that bodes well

The fact that players are willing to leave behind Bayern Munich and Liverpool to sign for the Reds certainly looks pleasing.

Forest will be left frustrated over some of their targets this summer.

Forest want Williams and Richards
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Ultimately some players won’t be convinced over the club’s pedigree as a Premier League club and that’s fine.

It seems certain that the Reds will quickly move on if players reject their advances.

Bolstering both wing-back positions in one fell swoop is sound business by the Reds.

As a result, hopefully, Williams and Richards can both be in place by the time Forest land back from Spain over the weekend.

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