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Nottingham Forest manager Steve Cooper is a very fortunate man as he has three good strikers to pick from while he chases a place in the Premier League next season. The former Swansea City boss has done a fantastic job as the Forest manager since he was appointed in the place of the sacked Chris Hughton.

Forest started the season poorly and they were in the bottom three when Cooper was made the new manager. Since then, he has been able to transform the team into a Premier League promotion contender via the playoffs. The promotion picture can even get better for Forest if they can win all their remaining fixtures and hope for dropped points from Bournemouth so as to join Fulham as the two teams with automatic promotion to the English top flight.

Cooper has three firing strikers namely Keinan Davis, Sam Surridge and Lewis Grabban at his disposal. The ex-England u17 manager brought Surridge and Davis into the club, while he met Grabban at the club upon his announcement.
Nottingham Forest fans are excited about their central striker options, but they have not always been lucky. There has been a long list of strikers who misfired following their transfer to Nottingham Forest and Danish star NicklasBendtner tops that list.
NicklasBendtner moved to Forest at the start of the 2016/17 season and big things were expected of him. He started well with a goal on his debut before failing to maintain that form for the rest of his time at the City Ground. NicklasBendtner had hit the crossbar before he scored as Nottingham Forest played out a 1-1 draw with Fulham at home in what was the first game for the Dane on the back of signing for the former European champions in September 2016. His goal against Fulham came exactly 1000 days after his last goal in England in the colours of Arsenal against Cardiff City in the Premier League.
Bendtner signed a two-year deal at Forest after he was recruited by Philippe Montanier who had a poor record in the transfer market. The arrival of Bendtnerbrought a lot of media frenzy, but his performances didn’t match the level of attention received from the media. As a matter of fact, his performances on the pitch was nowhere near the media frenzy associated with him during his time at the club which is why he stands out amongst the attacking flops at Forest in recent times. He ended his spell at Forest after six months netting two goals in the process.

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