Date: 7th September 2018 at 4:38pm
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News yesterday suggested that former West Bromwich Albion midfielder Claudio Yacob was on the verge of signing a new deal with Nottingham Forest following his release from the club over the summer.

The transfer was confirmed late Thursday night.

Having come in from Racing back in the summer of 2012, the 31-year-old quickly established himself as a fan favourite at The Hawthorns as he was more than happy to scrap away in the middle of the pitch and do the more ugly stuff during a match.

After six years with us his deal came to a natural end as we found ourselves relegated from the Premier League and he departed having made 149 starting appearances, with a further 26 showings from the bench. A number of fans feel he should’ve got greater game time across those years and he only appeared 18 times last season as we went down without a whimper until head coach Darren Moore took on the job.

The above reactions aren’t really surprising given the thoughts of many fans, and a number question the decision to let him go as he’s incredibly well suited to the Championship in the eyes of many.