Nottingham Forest affirm signing of Jonjo Shelvey from Newcastle

Nottingham Forest have accomplished the signing of midfielder Jonjo Shelvey from Newcastle United.

Shelvey joins on a everlasting deal, signing a two-and-a-half-year contract on the Metropolis Floor.

“It’s a pleasure to be right here. As quickly as I discovered Forest had been , it caught my eye immediately and I simply couldn’t wait to get down right here,” mentioned Shelvey, who will put on the quantity 6 shirt for Forest.

“It’s a improbable soccer membership that has a lot historical past and I’m actually wanting ahead to getting began.

“My major aim immediately is to struggle for my place within the workforce and keep there. It’s not going to be simple as a result of there’s lots of competitors for locations, nevertheless it’s a problem I’m actually wanting ahead to and the competitiveness can solely assist the workforce going ahead.

“I spoke to Eddie Howe and he had such good phrases to say about Steve Cooper. I beforehand knew of him from my time at Liverpool, so I knew what a improbable coach he was, however assembly him for the primary time has been a breath of contemporary air.

“He’s advised me what he expects and the excessive requirements he units, so I can hope I can come and assist the workforce push to remain within the Premier League. I’ve been on this league a very long time, I do know what it takes to remain up and what it takes to get an excellent workforce to gel, so I’m wanting ahead to getting began and dealing with the gamers which are right here.”

Forest are additionally hoping to finalise the signing of Keylor Navas from Paris Saint-Germain afterward Deadline Day.