Forest sign Brazilian defender

Nottingham Forest owner Evangelos Marinakis
Nottingham Forest owner Evangelos Marinakis. Photo by Shutterstock.

Nottingham Forest have announced the signing of defender Murillo from Corinthians.

As we reportedly yesterday, Murillo arrived in the UK earlier this week for his medical.

The young defender has signed a five-year contract and has become the sixth signing of the summer window for Forest.

Murillo joins the club for an reported £13.7million fee.

The 21-year-old told the club’s official website: “I am very excited to join Nottingham Forest.

“It is a big club with a huge fanbase and I cannot wait to start playing at The City Ground.

“The Premier League is the best league in the world, so I can’t wait to test myself and give my all for this club.”