According to a report from the East Anglian Daily Times, Nottingham Forest have been contacted by League One trio Bolton Wanderers, Burton Albion and Doncaster Rovers over a possible deal for striker Daryl Murphy, who looks set to make a move away from the City Ground before the window closes.

While Championship clubs only have until Thursday to complete their transfer business, League One and League Two clubs have until September 2nd to sign players. And, it has been said that Bolton Wanderers, Burton Albion and Doncaster Rovers are looking to add to their squad this month.

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The trio have all identified Nottingham Forest striker Daryl Murphy as a transfer target, with the 36-year-old being deemed surplus to requirements under Sabri Lamouchi. The former Newcastle United man is one of the many Forest players that could be set to make a late move away from the club this summer.

Former side Ipswich Town are said to be interested in bringing him back to Portman Road, but it seems unlikely that he will be making a return to Portman Road. Bolton Wanderers, Burton Albion and Doncaster Rovers have all made contact with Forest over the possibility of signing Murphy this summer.

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Murphy, 36, has bags full of experience at Football League level, playing for Luton Town, Sheffield Wednesday, Sunderland, Ipswich Town, Newcastle United and Nottingham Forest over the course of his career in England. With his contract with Forest coming to an end at the end of next season, the club are looking to move him on this summer.


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