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Forest clinch double signing

31 January 2018

Nottingham Forest are delighted to announce the double signing of Costel Pantilimon and Ashkan Dejagah.

Romanian international goalkeeper Pantilimon signs on loan for the remainder of the season, joining from Premier League side Watford having spent the first half of the season on loan at Deportivo La Coruna.

The 30-year-old started his career with Poli Timisoara in his home country, before a move to Manchester City where he won the Premier League and League Cup. He has also played for Sunderland before signing for Watford.

Dejagah, 31, has penned a permanent deal until the end of the season having been a free agent after leaving German Bundesliga side VfL Wolfsburg in the summer.

The Iranian international winger started his career at Hertha Berlin before a five-year stay at Wolfsburg. He signed for Fulham in 2012, making 43 Premier League appearances before a spell in Qatar with Al-Arabi and then he re-signed for Wolfsburg at the start of 2016-17.

The pair will now join Aitor Karanka's side for the remainder of the 2017-18 campaign.


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