Nottingham Forest have signed French defender, Giulian Biancone from Troyes. Biancone have signed a three year deal with the Reds.
The French club has mentioned the signing to be a club record. L’Équipe had earlier reported that the clubs had agreed on a deal of around €10m.
Forest announced: “Nottingham Forest are delighted to announce the signing of French defender Giulian Biancone on a three-year deal from Ligue 1 side Troyes.”
Biancone said: “I am very happy to arrive at a club like Forest after a good experience with my former club Troyes.
“I know it’s a big club, very known across Europe and I’m very excited to be joining the club, with its great fan base and history.
“Having spoken to the Head Coach, it’s clear that there are exciting times ahead. And I’m looking to joining up with my new teammates.”
“Giulian is a very talented defender who has attracted lot of interest. From clubs across Europe,” said Nottingham Head Coach Steve Cooper. “He’s proven himself at the highest level in France and Belgium over recent years. And he recognises what we want to build at Nottingham Forest in the Premier League.
“He’s a versatile defender who is a very strong addition at centre back.”