Nottingham Forest's Britt Assombalonga
Assombalonga is one of the best players at Forest and has been linked with a move away from the Championship club this summer.
According to a report in The Nottingham Post, Championship rivals Norwich City are interested in signing the 23-year-old striker.
Britt Assombalonga celebrates
The former Peterborough United striker did not feature in Forest’s Championship match against Brighton & Hove Albion away from home at the American Express Community Stadium on Friday evening.
Forest chairman Al-Hasawi has explained the absence of Assombalonga against Brighton and has thanked the fans for their support against the Seagulls.
Nottingham Forest's Britt Assombalonga celebrates
Thank you to all the fans who traveled to the Amex stadium for the tremendous support. Looking forward to the next match #nffc— @FAWAZ_ALHASAWI (@fawaz_alhasawi1) 13 August 2016
Contrary to reports Britt is not being sold and is staying with us #nffc— @FAWAZ_ALHASAWI (@fawaz_alhasawi1) 13 August 2016
Britt sustained a minor injury and the staff did not want to risk aggravating it #nffc— @FAWAZ_ALHASAWI (@fawaz_alhasawi1) 13 August 2016
Forest lost the Championship match against Brighton 3-0 on Friday evening.
Over the course of the 90 minutes at the American Express Community Stadium, the Reds had 54% of the possession, took 14 shots of which only two were on target, and earned seven corners.
Forest will take on Brentford away from home in the Championship on Tuesday evening.
Nottingham Forest's Britt Assombalonga celebrates scoring