Cox joins Forest influx
Striker welcomed to City Ground by AL Hasawi
Last Updated: August 11, 2012 9:14pm
Simon Cox: Making the move to Nottingham Forest from West Brom
Nottingham Forest owner Fawaz Al Hasawi has confirmed the signing of Simon Cox from West Bromwich Albion.
Sky Sports revealed earlier on Saturday that Forest were set to win the race for the striker and he has now sealed a move to the City Ground.
A number of other clubs had been interested in the 25-year-old and Al Hasawi is delighted to have added him to Forest's ranks.
"Welcome to Republic of Ireland international striker Simon Cox, who has joined us from West Brom. He is our seventh signing of the summer," he said on Twitter.
Cox also tweeted his joy at the move and expressed his gratitude to the Baggies for everything they had done for him.
He wrote: "Think I'm all done now. Signed now. Can't wait to get started and exciting times ahead. #nffc.
"I would like to thank all the fans and players and staff at WBA for my time there loved it. Met some lovely people. Wish u all the best."