Wilfried Kanon of Ado Den Haag is reportedly on the radar of Nottingham Forest.

Nottingham Forest are interested in signing Wilfried Kanon from Ado Den Haag on January transfer deadline day, according to The Daily Mail (Transfer Live blog, 10:48am, Thursday, January 31, 2019).

It has been reported that Forest are holding talks today over the transfer of the 25-year-old central defender.

Good signing for Nottingham Forest?

Standing at 6ft 2in, the Ivory Coast international can operate as a central defender or as a left-back.

Kanon has been on the books of Ado Den Haag since 2013 and is a very experienced footballer, and the 25-year-old will enhance Forest’s chances of winning promotion from the Championship to the Premier League at the end of the season.

Promotion push

Forest are ninth in the Championship table at the moment with 42 points from 29 matches, just four points behind Derby County, who are currently sixth in the standings and occupy the final playoff spot.

The Reds will return to action on Saturday afternoon when they take on Birmingham City away from home in the Championship.

In other news, Report: Newcastle want £60k-a-week former Benitez favourite; contact Jorge Mendes