These rumours have been doing the rounds for a number of weeks now and may yet end up running to deadline day in a few weeks time
With Assombalonga a surprise absentee in the Nottingham Forest line up last night reports suggest that Norwich have stepped up their attempts to sign Britt Assombalonga from Nottingham Forest, having allegedly lodged an improved bid of £7m for the striker.
The former Peterborough United striker is yet to prove he is fully back to his best after being out for 13 months, but the Canaries are seemingly undaunted as they seek fresh firepower following relegation. The powerful forward had scored 16 goals in 33 games for Forest in his first two seasons with the Championship side but a severe injury limited him to just four games last season.
He returned to start this season and netted twice on the opening day win over Burton Albion