11 goals in 22 games for Lars Veldwijk, should Nottingham Forest give him another chance?

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The big Dutch striker scored twice v Feyenoord at the weekend.

In the summer Nottingham Forest allowed their flop striker Lars Veldwijk to leave the club on a loan deal back to Holland. He joined ambitious Eredivisie side PEC Zwolle on a season-long loan deal.

His time at Forest was not exactly productive. He scored no goals in 14 appearances for the club, despite scoring for fun at previous club Excelsior Rotterdam.

But just hours after signing for his new club Veldwijk scored on his Zwolle debut in a pre-season friendly and that form has continued.

At the weekend the Dutch forward was on fire again. He netted two goals against Feyenoord at the weekend in a 3-1 win for the club.

The brace saw him score his first goals since December but also took his tally to an impressive 11 goals from 22 games this season.

Zwolle would like to keep the player but Forest will surely be considering keeping hold of him in the summer.

He is contracted to Forest until 2017 and Dougie Freedman is not averse to giving former loanees another go - just ask Robert Tesche.

Forest are still waiting on Britt Assombalonga to return to fitness whilst Matty Fryatt seems to be a fair way off recovery as well. Nelson Oliveira will return to Benfica in the summer leaving the club short on striking options.

Bringing back Veldwijk and giving him another shot at English football would surely be worth a gamble.

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