Costel Pantilimon: Nottingham Forest sign Watford goalkeeper for undisclosed fee

Costel Pantilimon
Costel Pantilimon is a Romania international, winning 27 caps

Nottingham Forest have signed Watford goalkeeper Costel Pantilimon for an undisclosed fee on a three-year deal.

The 31-year-old ended last season on-loan at the City Ground, keeping four clean sheets in 13 Championship appearances.

The former Manchester City and Sunderland player is Forest's eighth summer signing.

Aitor Karanka's men start the 2018-19 season with a trip to Bristol City on Saturday, 4 August.

"I really wanted to come back. I appreciate the club and I want to enjoy the moment and get what we want - promotion," Pantilimon told the club website.

"Everyone is talking about promotion, but at the same time I am realistic.

"It is not going to be easy, it is a tough competition and everyone knows it is not going to be an easy game wherever you go, or when you play at home."

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