A report from The Athletic has explained why Morgan Gibbs-White pushed hard to leave Wolves and join Nottingham Forest.

The 22-year-old signed for the Reds in the summer for an initial payment of £25 million.

Gibbs-White could eventually cost Forest £42.5 million, although some of the clauses in the deal are unlikely to be met.

Wolves utilised the youngster in their squad earlier in the season but then decided to cash in on their academy graduate.

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Gibbs-White has made a decent start to life at the City Ground.

He’s yet to find the net but he has made two assists and shown flashes of brilliance during his time at Forest.

The Reds will hope to see even more from him in the coming months as they bid to stay in the Premier League.

It would seem as though, Gibbs-White wasn’t particularly happy with his role at Wolves.

He did make several appearances for them but there was a problem that he felt he couldn’t fix.

It’s claimed by The Athletic that he didn’t get the impression that he’d ever be any more than the kid from the academy.

As a result, he made the plunge and decided to leave Wolves permanently to sign for Forest.

Gibbs-White pushed hard for Forest move

The Reds have landed an exceptional player and one with bags of potential.

Gibbs-White will need some time to settle in but he already looks like a pretty decent acquisition.

Steve Cooper fought tooth and nail to get the youngster and now he has to decide best how to deploy him.

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Forest need to start picking up points and quickly.

Another defeat to Wolves yesterday has seen negativity hit rock bottom and the Reds need a big performance at Brighton.

Gibbs-White is likely to remain integral though and hopefully, he can help Forest revive their fortunes.

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