Nottingham Forest have made a bid of £27 million for Benfica starlet Goncalo Ramos but the player has turned his nose up at the possibility, according to Record.

Forest tried to sign the talisman in January. Dane Murphy placed the striker on a shortlist of overseas strikers that the Reds were considering.

Ramos didn’t get a move in January. Instead, he was handed the chance to shine and scored eight goals during the second half of 2021/22.

Forest bid Ramos
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He fired a stunning goal past Liverpool in the Champions League back in April. Benfica drew 3-3 at Anfield but were knocked out of the competition on aggregate.

This season has got underway in stunning style for the 21-year-old too. He scored a hat-trick on Tuesday night as Benfica beat FC Midtjylland in the Champions League.

Forest’s bid won’t be enough to land the player. Benfica are holding out for around £37 million for the player, with more Premier League interest set to come forward.

Furthermore, it would appear that Ramos isn’t overly keen on coming to Forest. The latest claims suggest that he’s turned his nose up at a possible City Ground move.

It’s claimed that Ramos wants to wait and see what offers come forward. Benfica on the other hand would be willing to do business with Forest over the striker.

Forest bid made for Ramos but they will have to convince him

The Reds will have some work to do in order to persuade Ramos to come to the club. Forest have done it once this summer with Jesse Lingard and you wouldn’t back against the Marinakis family doing so once again.

Ramos would be a sensational signing. He’s one of the most talented players in Europe and over the next few years, he will surely attract attention from massive clubs.

Forest bid Ramos
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Forest have already spent around £85 million on new players this summer. It wouldn’t appear they’re slowing down anytime soon, however, and more arrivals are expected.

Ramos would be a statement signing and the hope will be that Forest can talk the 21-year-old into swapping Portugal for Nottingham.

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