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Nottingham Forest miss out on another goalie target as Lukasz Skorupski joins Empoli

The Polish stopper will spend next term on loan at the Serie A club.

Nottingham Forest have missed out on a goalkeeper target. It was confirmed yesterday that Polish stopper Lukasz Skorupski had made a move away from AS Roma to join fellow Italian side Empoli on a season long loan deal.

It was reported in June by the Nottingham Post that they were keen on signing the Pole, who is not in the first-team picture in the Italian capital.

Instead he will spend the entire campaign with Empoli, who will play in Serie A next season after surviving in the top flight for next season.

A big blow?

On the one hand, yes. On the other, no.

Forest need a new keeper. Karl Darlow will finally join up with Newcastle United this summer whilst Dorus De Vries will need competition.

Skorupski however is error-prone and not experienced at this sort of level, a more domestically proven option is certainly the direction that Forest should be heading.

They have already been linked with Adam Bogdan, Richard O’Donnell and Niki Maenpaa this summer. However moves to Liverpool and Wigan for the former pair ended any interest whilst Maenpaa and the club held unproductive talks.

Forest will need to figure out a way to bring in a keeper soon.

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