PEC Zwolle confirm talks have begun with Nottingham Forest over permanent transfer of Lars Veldwijk

However the Eredivisie side say they are waiting on Forest to make a decision.

In the summer Nottingham Forest allowed striker Lars Veldwijk to join Eredivisie side PEC Zwolle on a season-long loan deal.

His time at Forest was not productive. He scored no goals in 14 appearances for the club.

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

The brace saw him take his tally to an impressive 11 goals from 22 games this season for the Dutch side.

Now the Dutch club have been discussing the future of the Forest player.

Speaking to Voetbal International the club's technical director Gerard Nijkamp confirmed that talks have begun with Forest over signing the player permanently in the summer. However they understand that the ball is in Forest's court:

"We depend on Nottingham.

"That is tight, because there have been some changes in the management. We're waiting."

Veldwijk might be in the future plans for Forest boss Dougie Freedman considering his current form.

Forest are not blessed in the striker department for next season. Nelson Oliveira is heading back to Benfica whilst Britt Assombalonga and Matty Fryatt continue to struggle with long-term injuries. Dexter Blackstock is an increasingly limited option and Tyler Walker still an unproven commodity.

New faces are likely to arrive but Veldwijk is contracted at Forest until 2017 and the club could give him another chance at the City Ground.

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