Awoniyi’s Nottingham Forest sign forward Elanga from Man Utd


Nottingham Forest have completed the signing of forward Anthony Elanga from Manchester United.

The 21-year-old joins Forest for an undisclosed fee and has signed a five-year deal, keeping him at the City Ground until 2028.

Elanga joins Nigeria duo Taiwo Awoniyi and Emmanuel Dennis in attack.

“It’s a proud moment, not only for me, but for my family as well,” Elanga said. “It’s the perfect next step for me in my career.

“It’s a big step and I’m really looking forward to playing in front of the Forest fans at the City Ground. I had interest from elsewhere, but for me, Nottingham Forest feels like the perfect place.”

Elanga joined Manchester United in 2014, rising through the youth ranks at Old Trafford before making his senior debut towards the end of the 2020/21 season.

He went on to make 55 appearances for United, scoring four times. He also won the club’s Young Player of the Year award in 2020.

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