National League North starlet Taylor Allen joined Championship outfit Blackburn Rovers on trial from Nuneaton Borough in late March. But now, it has been announced that he has penned a deal with League Two side Forest Green Rovers.

Nuneaton Borough starlet Taylor Allen has been on trial with Championship side Blackburn Rovers and Premier League outfit Leicester City since the turn of the year, and he has now agreed a switch to a football league club.

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League Two outfit Forest Green Rovers have announced that Allen has agreed a deal which will see him join the club on a permanent basis at the end of the season. The club announced the deal with on their club website on Friday afternoon.

He will spend the rest of the season with Nuneaton before joining up with Forest Green this summer.

The attacker only joined Nuneaton during the January transfer window, signing from low league side Romulus. 18-year-old Allen signed a deal with the National League North side after putting on a strong performance in a trial game, in which he netted a hat-trick in a 3-2 win.

Earlier this month, Allen spent a short period of time on trial with Premier League side Leicester City, where he featured in an Under-23s game against Tottenham Hotspur. The game finished 2-1 and Allen has since returned to Nuneaton.

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Since his move to Nuneaton Borough from Romulus, Allen has featured nine times for the club, providing one assist along the way. He put in a man of the match performance on his debut for his new side as they drew 2-2 with Hereford.


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