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Nottingham Forest confirms NINEteenth summer signing for Wolves defender Willy Boly

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Nottingham Forest are set to confirm their NINETENTH summer signing as Wolves defender Willy Boly ‘agrees to personal terms’ after refusing to play in Sunday’s 1-1 draw against Newcastle

  • Willy Boly ready for Nottingham Forest move after ‘agreement with personal terms’
  • The Ivorian becomes Steve Cooper’s 19th signing of a busy summer
  • Defender refused to play in Wolves 1-1 draw with Newcastle this weekend
  • The 31-year-old only played ten times for Bruno Lage’s Wolves team last season

Wolverhampton Wanderers defender Willy Boly has agreed personal terms with Nottingham Forest ahead of a move to The City Ground. Santi Aouna.

The 31-year-old refused to play in Wolves’ 1-1 draw against Newcastle on Sunday and looks set to become Forest’s 19th signing in a busy summer for the newly promoted side.

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 moves from Wolverhampton Wanderers to Nottingham Forest this week

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 looks set for a new challenge with Steve Cooper’s men.

Wolves’ Portuguese manager spoke for the name at Molineux yesterday and has confirmed Boly’s departure and reasons behind him for not being part of the match day squad.

“He has a proposal in his hands and he wants to go, that’s my feeling when I talk to him.” said Low.

Bruno Lage said Willy Boly refused to be part of the match day squad against Newcastle

Bruno Lage said Willy Boly refused to be part of the match day squad against Newcastle

“I told him I need a top player like you on the bench and then he makes his decision. He was on the selection list and he didn’t come.’

Boly’s impending move to Forest continues the club’s incredible transfer window, with nearly 20 new faces arriving at Nottingham as they bid for survival in the Premier League.

The Ivorian joins Cooper’s squad as Jesse Lingard, Cheikhou Kouyate, Neco Williams, Morgan Gibbs-White, Taiwo Awoniyi and Renan Lodi.

Gibbs-White and Lingard both started in Forest’s 2-0 defeat to Tottenham on Sunday and the club are currently 14th in the table for a daunting trip to Manchester City tomorrow night.

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