McLaughlin is Forest bound

DERRY City’s Stephen McLaughlin is expected to finally sign for Championship club Nottingham Forest later today.

The gifted winger, who netted 17 goals for the Candy Stripes last season, jetted back to Nottingham on Wednesday and is expected to sign a three and a half year deal with Alex McLeish’ side.

The deal, which also involves additional add-on’s will get the Brandywell men £160,000.