Report: Released by Nottingham Forest yesterday, Djamel Abdoun already has new club in Greece

The Algerian is set to join Veria this summer after ending his spell with Forest yesterday.

Nottingham Forest revealed the release of two out of favour midfielders yesterday. Popular midfielder Radoslaw Majewski has been granted a free transfer after not featuring for the club alst season, whilst Algerian attacking midfielder Djamel Abdoun has also left.

Whilst Forest fans were sorry to see Majewski go, although they understood why he had to leave, Abdoun’s departure was greeted far more warmly.

He has been something of a sponge at the club for the past year or so. He never settled at the club and was picking up huge wages. Last summer he was told he could leave but stuck around and he joined Belgian side Lokeren on loan briefly.

Abdoun’s departure was therefore happily received by Forest fans.

Now it looks as though he is set to find a new club in record time.

Abdoun is on the verge of signing for Greek side Veria, less than 24 hours after being granted his release by the Championship outfit.

It is being reported by numerous sources that the deal is happening, including Algerian sources L’Expression and Competition.

Abdoun has previous in Greece. He was at Kavala and Olympiakos prior to his Forest move, spending three years in Greece before heading to England.

Veria finished 15th in the Greek Superleague last season and will be hoping to finish higher up the table this time around.

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