Arsenal and Newcastle make offers for Nottingham Forest’s Jamaal Lascelles

Posted by - January 16, 2014 - All News, Arsenal, Championship, Newcastle United, Transfer News and Gossip

Nottingham Forest have received offers from Arsenal and Newcastle for young defender Jamaal Lascelles, according to reports.

The 20-year-old has the offer of an improved contract at the City Ground at the table, but both the Gunners and the Magpies hope to sign him from promotion-chasing Forest this month.

The Gunners are understood to have offered £3m plus add-ons for Lascelles after chief scout Steve Rowley watching him in action against Bolton last weekend.

The Daily Mail reports that Newcastle’s offer is bigger.

Forest might consider a sale, but would prefer an offer that sees the youngster return to them on loan for the rest of the season.

  • Lee Elvin

    3 mill you might get his right boot .. we turned down 5 mill 2 years ago from the gooners and he has improved over that time he is already on a long deal with around 3 years remaining and a new 1 on the offer by all accounts..
    we don’t need the money as we have wealthy owners so unless its silly money no way will he be leaving …