Henri Lansbury: Nottingham Forest midfielder to stay

Henri Lansbury
Henri Lansbury joined Nottingham Forest from Arsenal in August 2012

Nottingham Forest have confirmed that midfielder Henri Lansbury will stay with the Championship club.

The 24-year-old had looked set for a move to Burnley, with the two sides in contact about a deal.

But a Forest statement said:external-link "The 24-year-old has declared his intention to stay following a conversation with (chairman) Fawaz Al Hasawi.

"The club welcome Lansbury's decision and will now move forward with him in their plans."

Lansbury, who had loan spells with Scunthorpe, Watford, Norwich and West Ham when an Arsenal player, is currently the Reds captain.

Al Hasawi tweeted a picture of himself and the player, saying:external-link "Henri is staying with us."

Fawaz Al Hasawi & Henri Lansbury