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Reid poised for Forest return

Former midfielder could become McClaren's first signing

Last Updated: 01/07/11 9:02am

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Reid: Undergoing a medical at Nottingham Forest ahead of rejoining his first club

Reid: Undergoing a medical at Nottingham Forest ahead of rejoining his first club

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Skysports.com understands Andy Reid is undergoing a medical at Nottingham Forest ahead of completing a return to the City Ground.

Reid started his career with Forest and made over 150 appearances for the club before leaving for Tottenham Hotspur in January 2005.

The Republic of Ireland midfielder is now on the brink of finalising a deal to rejoin the Championship side on a free transfer.

If the deal goes through, the 28-year-old will become Steve McClaren's first signing since the former England boss took charge at Forest.

Reid spent the second half of last season at Blackpool, but made just five appearances for Ian Holloway's side after arriving from Sunderland.

McClaren is keen to improve his squad ahead of mounting a promotion push next term and Reid's experience would be a valuable addition.

Forest are also interested in Bristol City striker Nicky Maynard and have held talks over a deal for former Derby County midfielder Giles Barnes.

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