West Brom

West Brom winger Kamil Grosicki has rejected an offer to join Nottingham Forest on loan, Football Insider understands.

The 32-year-old was on the brink of heading to the City Ground last summer and the Championship outfit have launched a new bid to sign him temporarily this month.

However, a source at the Hawthorns has told Football Insider that the Polish winger has set his sights on remaining with the Baggies despite Sam Allardyce giving the green light for him to leave.

Grosicki, who joined West Brom from Hull City in January 2020, featured regularly on the way to promotion last season but was deemed surplus to requirements by Slaven Bilic last summer.

The Baggies were prepared to let the attacker go and accepted a bid of between £1-1.5million from Olympiacos, as well as Forest’s offer to take him on loan.

In the end, Grosicki remained at the Hawthorns but played just once – a 10-minute cameo against Newcastle – in the Premier League before Bilic was replaced by Allardyce.

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He has featured in every matchday squad since the change of managers and played the full 120 minutes in the FA Cup defeat to Blackpool.

However, it is understood Allardyce gave West Brom the green light to accept Nottingham Forest’s loan bid this month but that the player himself has rebuffed their advances.

Chris Hughton’s men currently sit 20th in the Championship table after a poor start to the campaign, although they have gone five games without defeat in the league.

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