Forest field Arsenal, Newcastle offers for Lascelles

Nottingham Forest have received offers from Arsenal and Newcastle United for defender Jamal Lascelles.

Nottingham Forest have received offers from Arsenal and Newcastle United for defender Jamal Lascelles.

The Daily Mail says the 20-year-old has been offered a new contract by promotion chasing Forest with Billy Davies keen to keep him at the City Ground.

Arsenal are willing to offer an initial £3million after chief scout Steve Rowley watched Lascelles against Bolton Wanderers at the weekend.

The deal would increase based on appearances while Newcastle are understood to have made a bigger offer. Lascelles has been monitored by Arsenal since he was 16.

 
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