According to an interview as reported by The Nottingham Post, on-loan Nottingham Forest striker Leo Bonatini is ready to make a big sacrifice and sign for the club permanently this summer even if they are still a Championship club next season.
Well, the 24-year-old joined the Reds on loan until the end of the season during the January transfer window having found first-team opportunities hard to come by at Molineux this term.
However, he hasn’t walked straight into the side at The City Ground either, with three of his four appearances to date coming from the substitutes’ bench and the only time he was named in the starting XI coming back on February 9.
Despite not playing as much as he perhaps would have liked, the Brazilian is clearly enjoying life at Forest.
He said, via The Nottingham Post: “It is a really good team and they have very good conditions here.
“Even if we don’t achieve the play-offs and we are staying in the Championship next season, I would like to stay because I have found it really good.”
While Bonatini, who would surely be unable to achieve a similar wage at The City Ground, has struggled for goals at this level in the previous 12 months, his early form for Wolves last season proves the effect he can have at this level when he is full of confidence.
At 24 years of age he has plenty of time to improve, and he appears ready to give up on making a name for himself in the Premier League for Forest in the Championship next term and beyond.
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That of course isn’t a guarantee yet though, with the east Midlands outfit only four points adrift of the play-off positions with 11 matches of the campaign left.