Olaleye Idowu

Nottingham Forest forward, Taiwo Awoniyi will spend around two months on the sidelines due to a groin injury.

The 25-year-old has been sidelined since copping the injury in Forest’s 1-0 away win against Southampton at the St Mary’s Stadium on January 4.

Awoniyi netted the decisive goal in the encounter and was substituted 20 minutes after he felt soreness in his groin.

According to a foot Mercato journalist, the Nigeria international will be out of action for two months.

Awoniyi is currently the club’s joint-top scorer with four goals from 16 league outings.

Steve Cooper’s side is looking to bring Chris Wood on loan from Newcastle United to bolster their attack in his absence.

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