Nottingham Forest reject Leicester City bid for Wes Morgan

Wes Morgan
Morgan damaged ankle ligaments in the loss to Crystal Palace last month

Nottingham Forest have rejected a bid of around £500,000 from Leicester Cityexternal-link for long-serving defender Wes Morgan.

Academy product Morgan, 27, has been a mainstay of the Reds' defence since 2003 and has made 402 appearances.

The Nottingham-born centre-half is out of contract at the end of the season and he could leave for free if no agreement is reached.

Morgan, who is close to a return after a month out with an ankle injury, has scored twice in 24 games this term.

In addition he played every Championship match last season, forming a formidable defensive partnership with Luke Chambers.

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