Lars Veldwijk was a huge disappointment at Forest after moving from Holland - but Groningen's Mimoun Mahi appears far more likely to be a success.
Lars Veldwijk is plying his trade in Norway these days after just eleven appearances for Nottingham Forest so why would Celtic have wanted him?
The pair could face each other at the end of April.
The Dutch-born South African flopped at Forest and has struggled in Belgium.
It looks like the release of the big striker was justified.
The former Nottingham Forest striker has declared his allegiance to the birthplace of his father.
The Dutchman was pleased to get away from Forest on deadline day.
The Turkish side had been linked with the Dutchman this summer.
The Dutchman has struggled at Forest but recently scored his first goal for the club.
The Dutch striker opened his Forest account at long last.