Report: Idriss Kadded on a trial in France after Nottingham Forest exit

Nottingham Forest manager Martin O'Neill looks on prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Nottingham Forest at Hillsborough Stadium on April 09, 2019 in...

Nottingham Forest released striker Idriss Kadded this week after he failed to make a single Championship appearance under Martin O'Neill.

Nottingham Forest fans gesture during the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Ipswich Town at City Ground on May 7, 2017 in Nottingham, England.

Idris Kaddad managed to join and leave Nottingham Forest in the space of just four months without making even the smallest impression on the majority of supporters.

The 20-year-old striker signed a short-term contract with Forest back in the winter after impressing on trial, having played 64 minutes of an U20 game against Bolton Wanderers.

And, although he featured regularly for the club’s reserve side in the second half of the season, Kadded simply did not do enough to warrant a new deal beyond the summer.


Kadded, who came through the ranks at Nice and had a spell at Dundee United before moving to the City Ground, was one of a number of youngsters who were released by the two-time European Cup winners this week.

But the youngster might have already found a new employer.

General view of the City Ground before the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Leeds United at City Ground on August 26, 2017 in Nottingham, England.

According to Objectif Gard, Kadded is on trial at Ligue 1 outfit Nimes for the rest of this week as he looks to seal a return to France. Nimes have had a fine season, sitting eighth in the top flight with just two games remaining.

Interestingly, they could also lose a striker to Nottingham Forest this summer with Le10 Sport claiming that Martin O’Neill’s side have a ‘serious interest’ in Sada Thioub.

Nice's French defender Malang Sarr (L) vies with Nimes' French forward Sada Thioub (R) during the French L1 football match between Nimes (NO) and Nice (OGCN) on November 10, 2018 at the...

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