Tyler Walker signs new Nottingham Forest contract

Tyler Walker has signed a new contract with Championship outfit Nottingham Forest.

Nottingham Forest forward Tyler Walker has signed a new contract with the club, according to the club’s chairman Fawaz Al-Hasawi.

Walker’s original contract was due to run out at the end of this month, according to Transfermarkt.co.uk, but it seems that the youngster will remain at the City Ground for the foreseeable future.

Walker is considered as one of the most promising young strikers in the Championship and broke into the Forest first team in the recently concluded 2014-15 season.

In seven appearances in the league for the Reds, the 18-year-old scored one goal, had a pass accuracy of 77% and a shot accuracy of 60%, and won three headers and two dribbles.

The English youngster impressed in those seven matches, and it makes perfect sense for the club to tie him down to a new deal.

Forest have a transfer embargo hanging over them, which means that manager Dougie Freedman will have to use young players next season.

Having already tasted first-team football in 2014-15, Tyler will be relishing the chance to play more regularly in the 2015-16 campaign.

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