Forest make stance on in-demand Grant

Jorge Grant of Notts County shows his frustration after missing a chance  during the Sky Bet League Two match between Notts County and Forest Green Rovers at Meadow Lane on October 7, 2017...

HITC Sport understand a host of clubs are chasing Nottingham Forest midfielder Jorge Grant.

Hamza Choudhury of Burton Albion is tackled by Jorge Grant of Nottingham Forest during the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Burton Albion at City Ground on August 6,...

Nottingham Forest attacker Jorge Grant is a target for a number of League One clubs, but Forest are refusing to sell him and will only consider a loan move, sources close to the club have told HITC Sport.

Grant is back at Forest after spending the last 18 months out on Notts County during two loan spells at the League Two club.

The 23-year-old was outstanding for Notts County last season scoring 19 goals and providing nine assists as the Magpies reached the League Two play-offs.

Jorge Grant of Notts County and Chris Mepham of Brentford in action during the The Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Brentford and Notts Country at Griffin Park on January 6, 2018...

Grant's superb form for Notts County has attracted the attention of a number of clubs who are looking to bolster their attacking options during this summer's transfer window.

Several sides tried to sign Grant during the January transfer window, only for the player to extend his loan stay at Notts County.

The likes of Sunderland, Luton Town, Bradford City, Scunthorpe United, and Shrewsbury Town have all made enquiries to Forest for Grant.

Jorge Grant of Notts County reacts to a missed chance during The Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Notts County and Swansea City at Meadow Lane on January 27, 2018 in Nottingham,...

However, Forest are standing firm are refusing to consider selling Grant this summer as they rate him highly, but they will sanction another loan deal so that he continue his development with regular first-team football.

Grant, who joined Forest from the Nike Academy in 2013, has found first-team opportunities limited at the City Ground since making his debut in 2014 and he still has two years to run on his current deal after signing a new contract last summer.

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