Date: 15th July 2019 at 7:23pm
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This business was certainly taken care of rather quickly.

Sun journalist Alan Nixon reported last night that Wigan Athletic had made an offer for Forest right-back Tendayi Darikwa. Darikwa signed for the Reds in 2017, and the Zimbabwe international has two years remaining on his contract, so whilst the club are not in a position where they have to sell this summer, it’s not as if he is tied do for a long time.

However, it has since been revealed that Nottingham Forest have rejected the approach from the Latics, with Darikwa being seen as a vital part in Sabri Lamouchi’s plans this season.

The news will come as great relief to these Nottingham Forest fans, who took to Twitter after the initial bid was reported, showing their willingness to defend their defender until the bitter end. A bit surprising if you ask me, given his performances from last year where he only managed to get one assist.

However, perhaps the cries were more out of desperation, seeing as he is the last senior right back remaining in the squad.

Whether or not Wigan come back with a second bid for the 27-year old remains to be seen, however it looks as if they will have to convince more than just the Forest board to get their man, they’ll have to go some way to making it worth the Forest supporters while too.

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