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Stefanos Kapino was once wanted by Arsenal and Inter Milan

Goalkeeper Stefanos Kapino of Olympiacos celebrates after the UEFA Champions League Qualifying match between FC Partizan and Olympiacos on July 25, 2017 in Belgrade, Serbia.

The incoming Nottingham Forest goalie was wanted by Manchester United as well.

Goalkeeper Stefanos Kapino of Olympiacos celebrates after the UEFA Champions League Qualifying match between FC Partizan and Olympiacos on July 25, 2017 in Belgrade, Serbia.Goalkeeper Stefanos Kapino of Olympiacos

Nottingham Forest are reportedly all set to sign Greek goalkeeper Stefanos Kapino on a free transfer, according to reports in his homeland. Sport.fm are suggesting that Forest have agreed terms with the player, who is already in the UK ahead of a medical.

The 23-year-old, who was released by Forest owner Evangelos Marinakis’ other club Olympiakos on transfer deadline day, is a strange signing considering the recent acquisition of Costel Pantilimon. But it is hoped he will bring some depth to the keeper role and some real quality as well.

Goalkeeper, Stefanos Kapino of Greece looks on during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Group H  Qualifier match between Belgium and Greece at Stade Roi Baudouis on March 25, 2017 in Brussels,...Goalkeeper, Stefanos Kapino of Greece

There once was a time when Kapino was one of the most wanted young goalkeepers in the world.

He made his debut for Panathinaikos aged just 17 years and six months and was playing for the senior Greece national team a few months later, still just 17. It made him Greece’s youngest ever player and saw him linked with a host of top clubs around the globe.

In 2012 Arsene Wenger was reportedly keen on signing the player for Arsenal, according to the Daily Mail. It was reported that same month, by the Daily Mail again, that both Arsenal and Manchester United had in fact missed out to Inter Milan in a £2 million deal for the player.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger reacts before  the Premier League match between Swansea City and Arsenal at Liberty Stadium on January 30, 2018 in Swansea, Wales.Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger

Kapino was highly rated but his stock has fallen and after underwhelming spells with German side Mainz and Olympiakos he has now found his way to the City Ground.

But if he can find the form that once had Arsenal, United and Inter Milan squabbling over his services than Forest fans are in for a treat.

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