A recent report has claimed that Nottingham Forest are tracking Dundee United’s prolific hitman Lawrence Shankland (Scottish Sun).

It claims that Forest watched Shankland at Dens Park on Friday night as the Tangerines eased to a 2-0 derby success over Dundee. Forest sit fifth in the Championship table.

Shankland is a reported Nottingham Forest target. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

If they were there, Shankland will have impressed his reported suitors. He shone throughout and notched the winning goal in brilliant fashion, giving his side breathing space at the top of the Championship table.

Shankland won’t leave United for the likes of Nottingham Forest on the cheap

Should Forest materialise their reported interest, they’ll need to stump up an obscene amount of money for him. United owner Tony Asghar won’t have it any other way.

He’s already stated that the club’s 19-goal hitman is not for sale (Scotsman). That’s no wonder after racking up those 19 goals in 18 games, fronting United’s bid to return to the Premiership.

Shankland is on fire. (Photo by Paul Harding – UEFA/UEFA via Getty Images)

They need him for this push and Asghar knows that too. it will take a monumental offer to even turn United’s head, having only acquired the striker during the summer.

It’s another name though in a growing list of reported Shankland suitors though.

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