Lars Veldwijk says Dougie Freedman's departure opens door to Nottingham Forest return

The Dutch striker is in good form at PEC Zwolle.

Nottingham Forest striker Lars Veldwijk has been discussing his future at the City Ground this week – admitting he may now return to the UK.

The Dutchman, who is currently in the process of trying to obtain South African citizenship, is currently out on loan with Eredivisie outfit PEC Zwolle.

He has told De Peperbus that he was sure he would be leaving Forest just a few weeks ago but now believes he might stay at the club after Dougie Freedman’s sacking:

"Until three weeks ago, it was sure that I would be sold, but then the coach was fired.

"Now I do not know if the club and if the new coach wants me there."

However, he also made reference once again to his desire to play in China:

"But I imagine that I will get a nice offer from China. Then, it will also be difficult for me to say no. "

Whoever does take over at Forest will certainly be tempted to give Veldwijk a chance up top. The Dutchman has been in great form at Zwolle this season.

He has netted 13 times in 30 games and also added nine assists to his play in Dutch football to give Forest food for thought.

Veldwijk has not enjoyed his time at Forest. He scored no goals in 14 appearances for the club last season but is showing his worth with Zwolle – who are also keen on his signature.

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