Report: Nottingham Forest’s Michail Antonio wants pay rise

Forest City Ground

Derby County and West Bromwich Albion are reportedly interested in Nottingham Forest’s Michail Antonio.

Nottingham Forest winger Michail Antonio wants a pay rise, according to The Sun.

It has been reported by the British tabloid that the 25-year-old has gone on strike in order to have his salary increased.

This follows, according to the report, bids from Championship rivals Derby County and Premier League outfit West Bromwich Albion, both of which were rejected by Forest.

Should Nottingham Forest sell Michail Antonio?

Antonio was left out of Forest’s Championship game against Charlton Athletic at the City Ground  on Tuesday evening which ended in a goalless draw.

The former Sheffield Wednesday man is an important player for the Reds, who are aiming for a top-six finish in the Championship this season.

However, if Antonio wants a pay rise and is on strike, then it would be better for Forest to sell him.

Selling the former Reading winger to Derby will not go down well with the Forest fans, though, but the club need to sort this as soon as possible.

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