Nottingham Forest are reportedly considering a move for Wolves defender Conor Coady.

According to The Athletic, the Reds hold a degree of interest in the 30-year-old, having looked at him in previous windows.

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Coady’s future is up in the air at the moment, following Everton’s decision not to buy him.

The Toffees declined their option to buy Coady for £4.5 million after having him on loan for the season.

The arrival of Sean Dyche at the club proved to be a killer for Coady, who has barely played in 2023.

The former Burnley manager much preferred the likes of Yerry Mina, James Tarkowski and Michael Keane, with Coady demoted to a bench role.

So Coady has returned to Wolves, and he is now having talks with the club about what happens next.

He is finding out what the club want, ahead of the summer window.

Coady left Wolves last summer because he had lost his starting berth. But he departed out of a desire to play regularly ahead of the World Cup.

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Next season, there won’t be a major tournament in the middle of the campaign and so, Dave Edwards has suggested this may mean Coady is now in a different head space, and that he may want to fight for his place.

Sheffield United are although thought to be keen on Coady, who has admitted he currently feels a bit in limbo. He said that he was in a ‘strange’ situation right now.

Of course last summer, Forest bought two players from Wolves.

They first signed Morgan Gibbs-White, before then landing Willy Boly.

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So Forest like Coady, and there’s a reasonable chance he would fancy that move.

With Gibbs-White and Boly there, he might be swayed to link back up with his old Molineux teammates.

Forest are an ambitious side and this could appeal to Coady.

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But Wolves should try to avoid doing business with the Reds again.

If they got Coady, this would perhaps go some way to bridging the gap between the two clubs.

Coady would really improve their squad. He’s obviously a brilliant leader, and someone who could help bring together a group of players who all haven’t been there very long, and help them kick on.

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