Nottingham Forest manager Mark Warburton feels he has captured a proven performer in the Championship after Liam Bridcutt joined The Reds.
The 28-year-old joined the club from Leeds United and Warburton is delighted to have strengthened his squad.
He said: "I am delighted to have captured the services of an experienced Championship performer.
"He has had a technical education through Chelsea and numerous other clubs now, and he is a proven performer at this level.
"He understands our style of play and we are delighted to welcome him on board."