Nottingham Forest monitoring West Brom flop Brown Ideye

By Joseph Masi | West Bromwich Albion | Published:

Albion flop Brown Ideye could be set for a return to English football with Nottingham Forest understood to be monitoring the striker.

Brown Ideye (AMA)

The Baggies broke their transfer record to sign the Nigeria international from Dynamo Kyiv in 2014 for a reported £10million.

But the forward struggled to adapt to life in the West Midlands and netted just four goals in 24 outings for the club.

Albion sold Brown a year later to Greek side Olympiakos for just €6million.

The striker netted 23 goals in 37 starts for the Super League 1 side which led to a move to China.

Brown enjoyed a brief spell with Tianjin Teda but was then loaned to Malaga where he scored just once in 13 La Liga appearances.

Now, though, he is back in the goals in Greece having netted seven times for Aris Salonika this term.

Out of contract in the summer, reports in Greece have suggested the forward would like to have another crack at playing in England.

And Forest are believed to be one of the clubs looking at the 31-year-old.

Like, the Baggies they hope to earn a spot in the Premier League when football resumes from its suspension due to the coronavirus outbreak.

And they need another forward having been over-reliant on Lewis Grabban this term.

Joseph Masi

By Joseph Masi
Football MMPJ - @josephmasi_star

West Bromwich Albion reporter.


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