Nottingham Forest will try and negotiate a new price for Renan Lodi if they remain in the Premier League. The Reds have agreed on a price of £25 million for the Brazilian but they will need to survive relegation first.

According to Football Transfers correspondent Jacques Talbot, the Reds do still want to sign Lodi. If they remain in the Premier League, however, Evangelos Marinakis will try and negotiate a cheaper price.

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There are claims that the Reds like Lodi but don’t want to spend £25 million on a left-back. They’ve already paid £5 million for the loan fee and would like a lesser deal to help them with Financial Fair Play.

Forest and Lodi have been a match made in heaven to be totally honest. The 16-time Brazil international was keen to sample the Premier League and he’s established himself as the number one left-back at the City Ground.

The 24-year-old is currently away with the Brazil national team. He will be hoping to add to his appearances for his country when they face Morocco on Saturday night.

Lodi has been a fine addition to the Forest squad. It would appear that he’s got no future with Atletico Madrid and he’d surely relish the chance to sign for a Premier League club on a permanent basis.

Forest will try and negotiate a new price for Lodi

The Reds would dearly love to sign Lodi. Right now, however, it’s out of their hands with the club’s Premier League status yet to be decided beyond this season.

Steve Cooper has enjoyed working with Lodi. He’s made him his first-choice left-back and he’s another player that since the World Cup has really kicked on.

Forest negotiate Lodi
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Lodi is also fancied by Newcastle this summer. The Magpies will have European football to offer their new signings next season and will provide an attractive proposition.

The La Liga title winner has seemingly taken to life at Forest though. If the Reds remain in the Premier League and a deal could be struck with Atletico, surely he’d love the chance to stay.

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