Nottingham Forest fans react as reports link Reds with move for Aston Villa's Alan Hutton

Nottingham Forest fans wait before the English FA Cup third round football match between Nottingham Forest and Arsenal at The City Ground in Nottingham, central England, on January 7, 2018.

The Aston Villa full-back is a former Nottingham Forest loanee.

Alan Hutton of Aston Villa runs with the ball during the Sky Bet Championship Play Off Semi Final:First Leg match between Middlesbrough and Aston Villa at Riverside Stadium on May 12, 2018...

Nottingham Forest fans on Twitter are engaged in debate over Aston Villa's Alan Hutton, the rumoured Reds target.

The Nottingham Post reports Forest are working on a deal for the Scot, who spent time on loan at the City Ground at the start of the decade.

It is claimed Hutton will be offered a two-year contract to prise him away from Aston Villa, where he has reached the end of his deal.

Nottingham Forest's US defender Eric Lichaj celebrates heading the first goal past Arsenal's Colombian goalkeeper David Ospina during the English FA Cup third round football match between...

Though it is at left-back where Hutton has played much of his recent football, the 33-year-old is a natural right-sider and seen by some as a potential replacement for Eric Lichaj - who has been strongly linked with a move to Hull City.

However, the Nottingham Forest faithful are somewhat undecided as to whether that's a good thing or not.

This is what they are saying...
















Should Hutton fail to renew his contract, he would be the latest player to leave Aston Villa following last month's Wembley failure.

John Terry, Gabriel Agbonlahor and Christopher Samba are among those who have already departed Villa Park at the end of their deals, as the Villans attempt to balance the books.

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