Wolves boss rules out bid for Villa midfielder, Forest reportedly hover

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Wolverhampton Wanderers are not interested in Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish, who has also been linked with a move to Nottingham Forest.

Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Kenny Jackett has told the Herald that Jack Grealish is not a transfer target of his. 

Wolves have been linked with Aston Villa midfielder Grealish for much of the transfer window so far by the Birmingham Mail, but Jackett insists he is not on their radar. 

"He's not one we have enquired about," he said to the Herald

"He played against us for Notts County last season and has been in and around it at Villa recently. I do know the player, but have we enquired about him or are we going to? No we haven't."

The statement could be good news for Nottingham Forest, whose boss Stuart Pearce admitted he had spoken about Grealish during an interview with the Nottingham Post. 

Grealish was expected to play a big part at Villa this season, after impressing on a loan spell with Notts County last term, but he has regularly had to watch from the sidelines.

Paul Lambert has seemingly been reluctant to utilise the 19-year-old and, as such, a loan move looks best for all parties. 

According to the Mirror, Grealish will move to Forest if Villa complete the signing of Scott Sinclair, but it seems the Championship side face one less potential competitor with Wolves not fighting for the player.

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