Wilson: This is the best squad I've known at Nottingham Forest

Nottingham Forest defender Kelvin Wilson has outlined the strength of the current squad at the City Ground.

Nottingham Forest defender Kelvin Wilson told Forest Player that he feels the current squad at the club is the best he’s ever played with.

Wilson feels that manager Dougie Freedman has the right balance in his side, with a better group of players than he’s seen throughout his two spells at the City Ground.

“If you look at the squad, it’s the best I’ve played in at Nottingham Forest, from my first spell and my second spell, the quality is brilliant all around the changing room – If we keep all of our players fit and we keep a fit squad, it’s (future potential) in our own hands to be honest,” said Wilson.

Two things are going to be vital for Freedman heading into next year, with the club standing a good chance of competing for a place in the Championship’s top six.

Firstly, Freedman has to find a way to deal with the injury problems, which have plagued the side as Wilson suggests.

Forest slipped off the pace in the race for the top six, as the injuries piled up and it’s something that Freedman has openly admitted has been a problem.

A good pre-season should help the team to be fully fit at the start of the next campaign and hopefully the Scot can refine his training methods to further decrease the chances of his players picking up problems.

Secondly, he’s got to tweak things in the transfer market, keeping his key players while adding to the squad in key areas.

That little bit of help for the squad in the key positions will be important and should give the manager some different options, making Forest a very difficult side to play against next year.

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