West Bromwich Albion have been left disappointed with former Aston Villa winger Adomah signing for Championship rivals Nottingham Forest.

New Nottingham Forest coach Sabri Lamouchi appears to have played a key role in the arrival of former Aston Villa winger Albert Adomah, according to the Bristol Post.

Forest have been very active in the transfer market since Lamouchi replaced Martin O’Neill at the City Ground less than two weeks ago. Tiago Silva, Alfa Semedo, Yuri Ribeiro and Aro Muric have arrived in the last fortnight with the former Rennes boss seemingly keen to introduce a more technical approach.

Fans might have wondered how much control Lamouchi would have over transfers, though it seems that the 47-year-old is indeed taking on a big responsibility in the recruitment department.

Bristol Live claims that he held a meeting with Adomah this week and won the free agent over by telling him all about the history and the size of the club, who famously won a pair of European titles during Brian Clough’s legendary era.

West Bromwich Albion were keen but the Ghana international has now signed for Nottingham Forest instead.

Clearly, Lamouchi is taking a very hands-on approach in all aspects of his job in the East Midlands.

Not only is he trying to build a squad capable of moving on from the pragmatism of the O’Neill era, he is also clued up enough about his new club to inform potential signings about what it means to represent such a historic team.

Adomah is something of a personal victory for a man who already appears to be very passionate about all things Nottingham Forest.

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