Mills plays under current Forest boss Dougie Freedman during the time the pair were at Bolton Wanderers and Forest appear to be favourites to sign him, despite Fulham’s reported interest.
The Mail claims that he underwent a medical with Forest over the weekend, which doesn’t appear to have produced any problems, which nudges Forest closer to completing a deal for him.
Fulham could still make a move to sign the player, but it seems the groundwork has already been laid for him to move to the City Ground.
Freedman deserves credit for being proactive as he looks to improve his squad, which hasn’t been made easy by the transfer embargo hanging over the head of the team.
Forest could be one of the clubs pushing for a place in the top six of the Championship next season if the right players come and go, with the Scot looking to ensure that he’s got a strong spine to his side and Mills alongside Kelvin Wilson could certainly be a strong centre back pairing.