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Monday, 8 August 2011
Nottingham Forest set to sign Dutch Winger Wesley Verhoek
Nottingham Forest have agreed an undisclosed fee to sign Dutch winger Wesley Verhoek from ADO Den Haag.The 24-year-old is due to arrive in Nottingham on Monday to have a medical and discuss personal terms.Reds manager Steve McClaren has been looking to sign a wide midfielder for several weeks and had also been tracking Wayne Routledge.McClaren first became aware of Verhoek when the former England boss was in charge of FC Twente in the Netherlands.The versatile winger was also a target for new Rangers manager Ally McCoist, who confirmed in July that a bid had been made to Den Haag.Forest have so far only completed three signings in the transfer window, bringing in Andy Reid, Jonathan Greening and George Boateng.
But West Brom striker Ishmael Miller is also poised to move to the City Ground.