Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool interested in Nottingham Forest star amid relegation threat
Posted by  badge Boss on Mar 20
Murillo has impressed since joining Nottingham Forest last summer (Photo: Getty)

, and Liverpool are among many teams keeping tabs on star Murillo as relegation becomes a real possibility for the club.

On Monday, for breaching the ’s profit and profitability and sustainability rules.

That has dropped Nuno Espirito Santo’s side into the relegation zone, one point adrift of 17th-placed Luton Town with just nine games to go.

but will nevertheless be looking to sell players on in the summer in order to avoid further financial problems.

Among their most prized assets is Murillo, who has impressed since his £15million transfer from Corinthians last summer.

Since moving to the City Ground, the centre-back has started every single league match and four out of Forest’s five FA Cup clashes.

The 21-year-old has a contract until 2028 but how much Forest will be able to sell him for may well depend on if they are able to avoid relegation to the Championship.

Morgan Gibbs-White is among the Forest players who could be sold this summer (Photo: Getty)

But if Murillo were to be put up for sale he would not be short of potential buyers, with the reporting that plenty of Premier League sides and clubs around Europe are interested in his services.

Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Newcastle are ‘monitoring the defender’s progress’, while PSG and Barcelona are also keen.

At least one of Forest’s star players must be sold this summer, with claiming that they need to make about £30m in profit from sales in order to prevent another breach of the relgulations.

Key midfielder Morgan Gibbs-White and striker Taiwo Awoniyi are among the another names that could end up on the transfer-list.

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