Oliver Burke sale now looking like smart business for Nottingham Forest

Oliver Burke of Scotland shoots at goal during the International Challenge Match between Scotland and Canada at Easter Road on March 22, 2017 in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Nottingham Forest raised £13 million for the sale of Oliver Burke back in 2016, but the West Bromwich Albion man is struggling now.

Oliver Burke of Scotland shoots at goal during the International Challenge Match between Scotland and Canada at Easter Road on March 22, 2017 in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Nottingham Forest fans may have been frustrated when Oliver Burke left to join Red Bull Leipzig back in 2016, but it is now looking like a very astute piece of business.

Forest sold Burke to Leipzig for £13 million two summers’ ago, as valued by the Daily Mail, and at the time their fans were critical of the sale.

Burke had looked like an extremely prospect, who Forest fans were all excited to watch develop.

Leipzig´s Schottish  midfielder Oliver Jasen Burke plays the ball during the German first division Bundesliga football match between RB Leipzig and FC Ingolstadt 04 in Leipzig, eastern...

However, the Scotland international's lack of the progress since leaving the City Ground, mean that his value has now dropped considerably.

Burke barely made an impact at Leipzig, and was brought to West Bromwich Albion last summer.

Things have been just as difficult at the Hawthorns, as Burke has really struggled since moving to the Midlands club.

The 20-year-old was brought off the bench by the Baggies against Chelsea, but he barely made an impact on the contest, as Alan Pardew’s side lost 3-0 at Stamford Bridge.

Oliver Burke of Nottingham Forest scores their first goal during The Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Nottingham Forest and Queens Park Rangers at City Ground on January 9, 2016...

West Brom fans have been very critical of Burke since, and it seems that his value is decreasing by the game at the moment.

Burke still has time to turn his career around, as he is only 20, but alarm bells are starting to ring.

And Forest may be glad that they cashed in on Burke when they did now, as his career has not progressed in the way that many expected.

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