DONE DEAL: Shelvey leaves Newcastle for Forest


Former Newcastle United star Jonjo Shelvey has signed for Nottingham Forest.

The midfielder passed his medical and signed on deadline day, penning a two and a half year contract.

Shelvey played over 180 league games for the Magpies, scoring 16 goals for the club.

Manager Eddie Howe said, "Jonjo has been a great servant for the club and we wish him well.

“We didn't want him to go but we had to respect the wishes of the player."