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Nottingham Forest considering move for Crystal Palace’s Cheikhou Kouyaté

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After failing to convince PSG’s Idrissa Gueye, Nottingham Forest are considering a move for Crystal Palace defensive midfielder Cheikhou Kouyaté (32) – with several Turkish clubs also interested in the Senegal international, according to Foot Mercato’s Santi Aouna.

Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Idrissa Gueye (32) turned down Forest’s offer of a 3-year contract, instead opting to join Frank Lampard’s Everton where he played between 2016 and 2019 before joining the Ligue 1 champions. Forest have already been busy in this window, and are looking to further bolster their squad after a 2-0 opening day defeat to Newcastle United at St. James Park on Saturday.

As for his international teammate Kouyaté, who has a total of 82 caps for Senegal, the current Palace midfielder could look to move on after the Premier League side signed RC Lens’ Cheick Doucouré, who started in the opening day defeat against Arsenal last Friday. The 32-year old made 31 appearances last season for Patrick Vieira’s side in midfield, playing the majority of the season.

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