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Nottingham Forest confirm their NINETEENTH signing of the summer as centre-back Willy Boly transfers from Wolves in £2.25m deal
- Willy Boly has joined Nottingham Forest in a £2.25m deal
- The Ivorian is Steve Cooper’s 19th signing of a busy summer window
- The defender only played 10 times for Bruno Lage Wolves’ team last season
Willy Boly has become the 19th signing of the transfer window for Nottingham Forest following the entry of Wolves.
In an initial deal worth £2.25 million, Boly will provide defensive reinforcement for Steve Cooper’s newly promoted team.
Boly joined Wolves from Porto in 2018 and is an integral part of the squad that has become an established Premier League club.
Willy Boly has joined Wolves’ Nottingham Forest in a £2.25m deal
THE DRAWINGS OF NOTTINGHAM FOREST:
Taiwo Awoniyi, Dean Henderson, Giulian Biancone, Moussa Niakhate, Richards, Neco Williams, Wayne Hennessey, Brandon Aguilera, Harry Toffolo, Lewis O’Brien, Jesse Lingard, Orel Mangala, Emmanuel Dennis, Cheikhou Kouyate, Remo Freuler, Morgan Gibbs-White , Hwang Ui-jo, Renan Lodi, Willy Bolly
However, he saw his playing time shortened at Molineux under Bruno Lage and only played 10 games for the club last season.
The defender has yet to play this campaign and now has a new challenge with Steve Cooper’s men.
The Ivorian joins Cooper’s squad as Jesse Lingard, Cheikhou Kouyate, Neco Williams, Morgan Gibbs-White, Taiwo Awoniyi and Renan Lodi.
The 31-year-old refused to play in Wolves’ 1-1 draw against Newcastle on Sunday and secured the transfer he wanted.
Forest is adding £140m to their spend total with a fee that could eventually rise to £4.65m if add-ons are included.
Forest has had a mixed start to the season and is currently in 15th place, but had some tough games against Man City, Tottenham and West Ham.
Then Forest welcomes Bournemouth in one of the kick-offs on Saturday at 3pm.
Boly had fallen out of favor with Wolves and joins the newly promoted side