Keinan Davis wants to leave Aston Villa this summer but Nottingham Forest should avoid bringing him back to the City Ground.
Reports from Fussball Transfers over in Germany had a surprise report about Davis and his Villa future last week.
Davis has no connection to German football but it was stated that Davis has decided he wants to leave Villa this summer.
Davis has just one year left on his Aston Villa contract and wants to land a permanent exit to settle down.
Villa are seemingly happy to facilitate an exit and want a fee of around €5million to €7.5million (£4.3million to £6.5million).
Three Premier League clubs and a number of Championship clubs are thought to be interested with Davis not short of suitors.
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However, we think the ship has sailed on a move back to Forest…
Nottingham Forest should avoid Keinan Davis move
Davis joined Forest on loan from Villa back in January 2022 as Steve Cooper looked for additional firepower.
The move worked a treat; the 25-year-old impressed in 22 games for Forest, scoring five goals whilst leading the line admirable.
Physical and a willing runner, Davis was a real nuisance as Forest stormed to the Premier League through the playoffs.
The Telegraph reported that Forest held talks with Villa over a permanent deal for Davis after winning promotion.
However, no deal was done as The Mirror claimed that Villa were seeking a fee of around £15million for the striker.
Forest went in another direction and Davis joined Watford on loan, managing seven goals in 34 games.
Now available for a much cheaper price, there may be some temptation to strike for Davis but we think Forest should avoid such a move.
Forest already have a nuisance of a striker in Taiwo Awoniyi whilst veteran striker Chris Wood will be returning from injury.
Another striker may well be wanted amid links to Leicester City’s Kelechi Iheanacho but he would be a real level up from Davis.
Forest simply have to aim higher now and move on from Davis – even if he can move for a cut-price fee.