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Dan’s The Man

28 July 2012

Dan Harding has become the fourth player to check-in at Nottingham Forest this week.

The 28 year old has signed a three-year contract after Forest paid Southampton an undisclosed fee for his services. 

He follows in the footsteps of Adlene Guedioua, Danny Collins and Greg Halford, who also completed moves to The City Ground in a busy six days for the Club. 

Forest Chairman Omar Al Hasawi said: "We are delighted with the way things are taking shape. Like Adlene, Danny and Greg, Dan is an experienced performer and he knows what it takes to gain promotion from the Championship." 

Harding made 25 league and cup appearances for The Saints last season as they clinched promotion to the Premier League. 

Harding started his career as a trainee with Brighton and made more than 70 appearances for them before joining Leeds in 2005. 

He spent a year at Elland Road, making 20 Championship appearances, before moving to Ipswich in a swop deal involving Ian Westlake moving in the opposite direction. 

He clocked up more than 70 appearances for Ipswich and also had loan spells with Southend and Reading before moving to Southampton three years ago. 

Harding played a key role as The Saints won promotion from League One in 2011 and maintained their momentum to secure a top flight place last season. 

He has also been capped four times by England at Under 21 level.

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