Football: Soccer-Forest sign Richards from Bayern


(Reuters) – Nottingham Forest have signed defender Omar Richards from Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich on a four-year contract, the newly promoted Premier League membership mentioned on Sunday.

British media reported that Forest paid Bayern a charge of 9 million kilos ($10.82 million) for the 24-year-old left-back, who has performed as soon as for the England under-21s.

Richards made 17 appearances in all competitions for Bayern within the 2021-22 season as they received a tenth straight German league title however did not get previous the quarter-final stage within the Champions League.

Forest, who start their marketing campaign with a visit to Newcastle United on Aug. 6, have been busy within the shut season, signing Nigeria ahead Taiwo Awoniyi for a club-record charge and bringing in goalkeeper Dean Henderson on a season-long mortgage.

($1 = 0.8315 kilos)

(Reporting by Aadi Nair in Bengaluru)

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