Rafik Djebbour's latest move almost makes Nottingham Forest spell look impressive

Nottingham Forest fans gesture during the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Ipswich Town at City Ground on May 7, 2017 in Nottingham, England.

Nottingham Forest couldn't wait to see the back of Algerian striker Rafik Djebbour, the Championship side cancelling his contract after half a season.

Nottingham Forest fans gesture during the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Ipswich Town at City Ground on May 7, 2017 in Nottingham, England.

There’s a reason why Nottingham Forest fans were so thrilled about the appointment of Frank MacParland as the club’s new director of football back in the spring.

MacParland is one of the most respected talentspotters in the English game – and recruitment was an area in which Forest have let themselves down hugely in the last few years.

And, above all, Rafik Djebbour perhaps sums up Forest’s rather unhelpful habit of signing players who not only appeared well below the standard expected of the Championship but also seemed completely uninterested with life at the City Ground.

Rafik Djebbour of Nottingham Forest scores his team's third goal of the game during the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Yeovil Town at City Ground on February 02,...

Djebbour looked a good signing on paper when he rocked up in the East Midlands in the winter of 2014. The Algerian international had scored 39 goals in 56 league games for Olympiakos after all while winning three Super League titles.

His spell at Forest, however, is perhaps best remembered for being dropped by caretaker manager Gary Brazil for a lack of effort in training. Just six months and seven games into his two-and-a-half year deal, Djebbour’s contract was terminated.

Gary Brazil, Caretaker Manager of Nottingham Forest looks on prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Nottingham Forest at Craven Cottage on February 14, 2017 in London,...

Though at least he lasted longer at Forest than he has at his most recent club. As reported by The Nottingham Post, Djebbour has bid farewell to French amateur side Marseilles-Consolat.

The club’s fans probably aren’t shedding too many tears, however. Djebbour played just twice, totalling 23 minutes and his two-year contract, which was only signed in October, has been ripped up already.

Good riddance... again.

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