Championship Nottingham Forest have signed Scotland international Alan Hutton on an emergency loan from Aston Villa. The 27-year-old, who joined Villa from Tottenham in August 2011, will be with the Reds until 2 January and is available for nine matches.

Chairman Omar Al Hasawi said: "Like most of the signings we have made, Alan brings great experience to our squad.

"He has played at the very highest level and will be a big asset to us over the next six weeks."

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