Nottingham Forest target Jacob Greaves will play in the Premier League, Hull boss Liam Rosenior has told the club’s official Twitter account.

The man who left Derby earlier this season to take charge of the Tigers has been discussing his central defender.

Greaves is a product of the club’s youth academy and theis season he’s shown that he can play at left-back as well as centre-back.

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The player was linked with a move to the City Ground earlier this month, with Aston Villa also keen on the player.

Now, his boss has been discussing the player and it seems crystal clear that he’s a big fan of the versatile defender.

He told the club’s official Twitter account: “Jacob Greaves is now fighting for his place which is new for him. He’s going to be a Premier League player, ‘I’ve got no doubt at all.”

This isn’t the first time that Rosenior has been found waxing lyrical about Greaves and he is a huge admirer of his player.

Shortly after the links emerged with the talented player going to Forest, Rosenior was quizzed on the 22-year-old and called him ‘outstanding’.

Meanwhile, the defender was called ‘phenomenal’ by former Hull City boss Grant McCann and he was a regular in the team under him.

Forest target Greaves will play in the Premier League, Rosenior says

The signing of Greaves is certainly one that would be well-received by the Forest fan base.

It would represent the signing of a talented young player and he’d help the Reds fulfil their homegrown quota.

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With other clubs interested, the Reds will need to stay in the Premier League though. Aston Villa are particularly interested.

It sounds as though Rosenior is resigned to losing him when the transfer window opens in the summer.

The challenge for Hull is to ensure they get the very best deal and given that he won’t cost a fortune, Forest should pounce quickly.

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