Al-Hasawi suggests he would be saying the same as Forest fans

Nottingham Forest owner and chairman Fawaz Al-Hasawi has explained fans can't be blamed for demanding more new players at the club.

Nottingham Forest owner and chairman Fawaz Al-Hasawi says he can’t blame the club’s fans for demanding new signings in the transfer market, as he spoke to Forest Player.

The Forest chief has confirmed that the club aren’t finished in terms of their transfer business for the summer, as he looks to ease the concerns which have been voiced to him by supporters on social media.

He’s implied that he has equal frustrations with fans over the need for new signings, as Forest look to make themselves stronger before the transfer deadline on September 1.

“We are not finished yet, we are still negotiating – I don’t blame the fans, I follow most of them on Twitter; ‘we need a striker, we need a centre midfielder’ – I don’t blame them, if I was in their position I would say the same,” he told Forest Player.

A constant battle

Forest face a constant battle in the transfer market because of the financial restrictions the club have to operate under.

They’re not in a position where they can afford to throw big money at improving the side, which means Al-Hasawi and the club’s manager Dougie Freedman have to rely on their negotiation skills to be the difference.

In the case of the latter, he has to sell the club to potential new signings, showing why Forest is the best place for them to play their football and develop.

A couple of more experienced heads gives the manager better squad options and it’s difficult to see a downside.

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