Nottingham Forest press ahead in bid to sign Burnley forward Cornet

Nottingham Forest are pressing ahead in bid to sign Burnley’s Maxwel Cornet – amid interest from Everton and Fulham

  • Nottingham Forest have reignited their interest in Burnley’s Maxwel Cornet 
  • Everton and Fulham are also eyeing up the Ivory Coast forward from the Clarets
  • Forest have decided not to pursue forward Emmanuel Dennis from Watford 

Nottingham Forest have revived their bid to sign Maxwel Cornet from Burnley.

The Ivory Coast international has a £17.5million release clause but Everton and Fulham have been proposing loans or £5m up front with £20m next summer.

Despite Burnley’s relegation, Cornet impressed at the club, scoring nine goals across the season. 

Nottingham Forest have rejoined Fulham and Everton in pursuing Burnley’s Maxwel Cornet 

Cornet impressed despite Burnley’s relegation, scored nine goals in 28 games for the Clarets

Forest are pressing ahead with their offer but a deal for Watford striker Emmanuel Dennis now looks to be off.

Dennis scored ten goals for Watford during the season, but was unable to save them from relegation either. 

The Nigerian international joined the Hornets last summer from Belgian side Bruges for a transfer fee of £3m. 

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