Report: Nottingham Forest and Birmingham City interested in Britt Assombalonga

Britt Assombalonga of Middlesbrough scores the equaliser during the Sky Bet Championship match between Burton Albion and Middlesbrough at Pirelli Stadium on April 2, 2018 in Burton-upon-...

Middlesbrough striker Britt Assombalonga is reportedly on the radar of Nottingham Forest and Birmingham City in the summer transfer window.

Britt Assombalonga of Middlesbrough looks on during the Sky Bet Championship Play Off Semi Final:First Leg match between Middlesbrough and Aston Villa at Riverside Stadium on May 12, 2018...

According to The Northern Echo, Nottingham Forest and Birmingham City are interested in signing Britt Assombalonga from Middlesbrough in the summer transfer window.

Assombalonga has been on the books of Middlesbrough since the summer of 2017 when he joined from Forest for a transfer fee reported by BBC Sport to be worth £15 million.

Britt Assombalonga of Middlesbrough reacts during the Sky Bet Championship Play Off Semi Final:First Leg match between Middlesbrough and Aston Villa at Riverside Stadium on May 12, 2018 in...

The 25-year-old striker played well for Boro last season, as the former Watford man scored 15 goals in 34 Championship starts, and, according to The Northern Echo, Tony Pulis’s side will not sell him on the cheap this summer.

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Good signing for Nottingham Forest or Birmingham City?

Assombalonga is a very good striker who has proved himself in the Championship, and the 25-year-old would be a good signing for Forest or City, both of whom will be aiming for promotion from the Championship next season.

Britt Assombalonga of Middlesbrough beats Gaetano Berardi of Leeds United during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Middlesbrough at Elland Road on November 19, 2017...

The DR Congo international was on the books of Forest from 2014 until 2017 and was quite successful during his spell at the City Ground, although he did have a serious knee injury.

The striker scored 14 goals in 20 Championship starts for Forest in 2016-17 and 15 goals in 27 league starts for the Reds in 2014-15.

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