Nottingham Forest are believed to be interested in Frenchman Guillaume Hoarau according to Swiss publication Nau.

The prolific talisman is currently with Young Boys but has an extremely impressive goalscoring record. He has scored 116 goals in 172 appearances in the Swiss Super League and he could now be set for a move to English football.

Hoarau has also contributed 35 assists in this time and is a key player in the Young Boys team who will be desperate not to lose their star man.

Despite his impressive club form he has only managed five caps for the French national team but with the quality of strikers having played for France that is hardly surprising.

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The player’s advisor Michael Urscheler has told Nau that there is interest from the Championship side but there has been no contract negotiations discussed as of yet.

Talented youngster Jean-Pierre Nsame has currently usurped Hoarau as their first choice striker and at 35-years-old he will be wanting to gain as much regular first team football as possible in the twilight of his career.

It is unlikely that the Frenchman would carry a huge transfer fee due to his age and lack of experience in English football and he could prove to be a wise choice for Sabri Lamouchi’s side as they look to sustain a promotion challenge for the rest of the campaign.

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Forest do currently have Lewis Grabban as their main striker and he has netted eight times in 18 games for the Reds this season but an extra frontman on their books could be just the addition they need.