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Federico Macheda describes Nottingham Forest's recent training sessions

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Federico Macheda joined Nottingham Forest on loan last week.

Nottingham Forest's new signing Federico Macheda has told the club's official website that recent training sessions have been 'brilliant'.

Macheda, 24, has had a nomadic career since that memorable goal for Manchester United against Aston Villa back in 2009, having turned out for Sampdoria, QPR, Stuttgart, Doncaster Rovers, Birmingham City and Cardiff City over the last few years.

Now, having made just one start for Cardiff this season, Macheda has gone out on loan, joining Championship rivals Nottingham Forest on loan until the end of the campaign.

The Italian has started both of Forest's games since his arrival, featuring against Hull City and Derby County - games which Forest picked up just one point from.

With seemingly no future at Cardiff under manager Russell Slade, Macheda may be playing for a permanent deal with Forest, and he has been discussing his start to life at the City Ground during an interview with Forest's official website.

Macheda described Forest's recent training sessions under interim manager Paul Williams - who has been put in charge following the sacking of Dougie Freedman earlier this month - as 'brilliant', before talking about the general mood amongst the squad.

The striker admitted that everybody is happy at Forest right now, and thinks the team aren't too far away from winning some games, having picked up just four points from the last eight Championship games.

"The last few training sessions have been brilliant," said Macheda. "Everyone's happy, even though we're not picking up the results we want. The group is together, the staff have been amazing with us and I think we are moving in the right direction towards winning a few games," he added.

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