Sky Bet Championship club Nottingham Forest are understood to have considered signing no less than 45 different goalkeepers during the summer according to the Nottingham Post.

The Reds manager Mark Warburton was keen to add goalkeeping competition to his squad during the summer  but had to wait until the very end of the transfer window to finally secure the signing of another net-minder.

It has previously been reported that Forest boss Warburton failed in his attempts to sign a number of goalkeepers over the summer and it has now been revealed that The Reds initially had around 45 keepers on their radar.

Two of the keepers which Forest were thought to be chasing were Rangers stopper Wes Foderingham and Brondby keeper Frederik Ronnow but The Reds failed to reach a deal with either club. Both of those players were still wanted by their clubs and in the end, Forest completed the signing of AFC Bournemouth goalkeeper Adam Federici on a loan deal until January.

Forest’s rotten luck with keepers in recent months could be set to continue with new signing Federici having suffered an injury whilst on international duty with Australia. The player’s fitness is set to be assessed at parent club AFC Bournemouth however there is a concern that Federici will face a number of weeks on the sidelines and may not be available for Forest for some time.


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