Dundee United fans react to reports Nottingham Forest want Lawrence Shankland

A General view of the Brian Clough stand at Nottingham Forest's stadium The City Ground during the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and  Derby County at City Ground on...

Nottingham Forest could reportedly land the Dundee United striker for around £2 million.

Lawrence Shankland of Scotland celebrates after he scores his team's fourth goal during the UEFA Euro 2020 qualifier between Scotland and San Marino at Hampden Park on October 13, 2019 in...

Dundee United fans are reacting to reports linking Lawrence Shankland with a move to Nottingham Forest.

The Sun reports that Nottingham Forest are 'planning a raid' for the striker, who has already scored 19 goals for Dundee United this season.

The Reds are said to have had Shankland watched during Friday's Dundee derby, in which the 24-year-old - for whom it is claimed a £2 million offer could be enough - was again on target.

 

Shankland's impressive club form saw him capped by Scotland for the first time last month, and he scored on his second outing against San Marino.

But as the former Queen's Park, Aberdeen and Ayr United player heads off for another international break, what are those of a Dundee United persuasion saying in response to the Nottingham Forest speculation?

Nottingham Forest are short of orthodox centre-forwards beyond their first-choice, Lewis Grabban.

The Reds also have Rafa Mir and Zac Clough to call on, although only the former has appeared in the league this season.

Lewis Grabban (7) of Nottingham Forest celebrates after scoring a goal to make it 1-0 during the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Derby County at the City Ground,...

Nottingham Forest fans - what would you make of a January move for Shankland?

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