Steve Cooper keen to add more signings to new-look Nottingham Forest after West Ham win


Nottingham Wooded area supervisor Steve Cooper hopes to make new signings this week, in spite of bringing 15 gamers to the Town Flooring already this summer season.

The promoted membership tied up offers for Emmanuel Dennis and Cheikhou Kouyate earlier than getting their first Premier League win for 23 years through beating West Ham 1-0.

In a while after Wooded area defeated the Hammers, they added Atalanta midfielder Remo Freuler to their squad for an undisclosed rate, because the 30-year-old Switzerland global was the fifteenth new face on the membership.

However Cooper nonetheless desires extra trade earlier than Wooded area talk over with Everton on Saturday, with Brighton striker Neal Maupay a goal, whilst they've additionally been related with Lyon’s Houssem Aouar.

Wooded area were the busiest Premier League membership in the summertime switch marketplace however Cooper is adamant they needed to be as energetic. 5 of the beginning 11 in Might’s play-off ultimate have been best on mortgage and goalkeeper Brice Samba then requested to go away.

And he mentioned: “I want to [sign more this week], to be fair, and I truly hope everyone seems to be taking a look into why now we have needed to make such a lot of signings and now not simply put the narrative: ‘Wooded area have signed a whole lot of gamers: why?’

“There was an actual rationale in the back of it and [it has been] an actual necessity. We've got had no selection. We might have liked to carried on with the squad from closing yr and added a couple of gamers however it was once by no means going to occur.

“We're nonetheless in that procedure of changing into the workforce and the squad that we wish to be. With a few weeks left within the window, there'll indisputably be some fine details.”