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Enaut Zubikarai: Free agent former Philippe Montanier 'keeper Nottingham Forest should sign

Enaut Zubikarai

The 32-year-old departed Tondela this summer.

Enaut ZubikaraiEnaut Zubikarai

Nottingham Forest were dealt a blow yesterday as last season’s Player of the Year Dorus De Vries moved closer to securing a move to Celtic.

The Dutchman underwent a medical in Glasgow yesterday and it seems his Forest career is over.

He missed last night’s 3-0 loss at Brighton, with Stephen Henderson starting. Forest clearly need to bring in another keeper in light of these developments.

Enaut Zubikarai in goalEnaut Zubikarai in goal

Against Brighton 21-year-old stopper Jordan Smith sat on the bench, with no first-team experience at this level. Bulgarian talent Dimitar Evtimov was absent, whereabouts unexplained.

But if Forest want to make a quick, easy and free transfer then they should look no further than Enaut Zubikarai.

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Nottingham Forest's Dorus De VriesNottingham Forest's Dorus De Vries

The 32-year-old goalkeeper is currently a free agent after his short-term contract with Portuguese side Tondela ended this summer.

The Spaniard previously spent 13 years at Real Sociedad and was the back-up to Claudio Bravo during Philippe Montanier’s reign at the Anoeta.

Charlton Athletic's Stephen HendersonStephen Henderson

A solid competitor who could challenge Henderson to the number one spot he would be an uninspiring but solid signing from the Forest boss.

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