Nottingham Forest’s Louis O’Brien has been able to find his way back to normal football with DC United.
Multiple MLS clubs are interested in the midfielder, but a Washington-based team is leading the race to sign the former Huddersfield Town player on loan.
The 24-year-old had agreed to join championship side Blackburn on deadline day, but the move fell apart after he submitted important paperwork too late. He appealed the decision, but O’Brien was left up in the air after the appeal was dismissed.
However, it seems more likely that he will join up with DC United head coach Wayne Rooney. I am open to this idea.
O’Brien made six Premier League starts and seven sub appearances for Forest, scoring one goal, after joining Harry Toffolo from Huddersfield in the summer for £10m.
Both men had played in last season’s Championship play-off final as Forest secured promotion to the top flight.
The arrival of Gustavo Scarpa, Danilo and Jonjo Shelby in January pushed O’Brien down the pecking order and Forest approved a move to Ewood Park.
But if the deal goes through, his future seems to be in Washington, at least in the short term.
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