By Dominic Toner

Defender Michael Mancienne has agreed a new deal with Nottingham Forest, it was announced on Friday night.

The Midlands giants confirmed on their official website that the 29-year-old has signed a new two-year contract at the City Ground.

The centre-back has been a regular in the starting line-up this season and will hope to cement his place under Mark Warburton in the next campaign.

Mancienne has been with Forest since 2014 and has racked up 100 appearances across all competitions.

The defender started his career at Chelsea as a youngster and went on to have spells at QPR, Wolves and German outfit Hamburger SV.

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He has is enjoying his best spell to date since his move to Forest and has now made more appearances for than any other of his pervious sides.

Forest are just above the relegation places and will be hoping for a more successful season next year, while securing the futures of first team players should aid that.

They are three points above the drop zone with two games remaining and will be desperate for a win away to QPR on Saturday.

Mancienne completed 90 minutes in their 3-2 win over Reading last week and will hope to make an impact against QPR.

In other Nottingham Forest transfer news, Kenny Burns has stated what the club need to get promoted to the Premier League.

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