"I always knew Forest wanted to keep me and that I was going to stay if they offered me something. It was just a case of getting my head down and waiting for the club to make me an offer.
"Billy Davies is an ambitious man and wants to take Forest into the Premier League, and I want to be part of it. I know I've made the right decision and I couldn't be happier."
Forest meanwhile missed out on their deadline targets but only have to wait a hsort while until the opening of the loan window in the Football League.