Clubs on alert for Nottingham Forest defender Danny Fox

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HITC Sport understands Nottingham Forest defender Danny Fox could leave before the close of the transfer window.

A number of clubs have been alerted to Nottingham Forest defender Danny Fox's possible availability before the close of the transfer window, HITC Sport understands from sources close to the club.

Fox has found first-team opportunities at Nottingham Forest limited this season, making just four appearances in all competitions.

The Scotland international made 30 appearances for Forest last season, but a change in style of play for Dougie Freedman's side has seen the left-back fall out of favour.

The 29-year-old's situation at the City Ground has brought him to the attention to several of Forest's Championship rivals who are weighing moves for the defender before the transfer window slams shut next week.

Fox boasts a wealth of experience having played for in the Premier League for Burnley and Southampton and also a stint in Scotland with Celtic.

Fox joined Forest initially on loan from Southampton in January 2014 before making the move permanent the following summer.

The former Everton trainee is in the final 18 months of his contract at the City Ground and Forest are bracing themselves for interest in Fox.

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