Nottingham Forest striker Marcus Tudgay is joining Barnsley on a one-month loan deal.

The 29-year-old could make his debut for the Tykes against Bolton at the Reebok Stadium on Saturday.

Tudgay's agents Paramount confirmed the news on their Twitter feed, saying: "Forest's Marcus Tudgay has agreed to join Barnsley on a 28-day loan."

Tudgay moved to Forest from Sheffield Wednesday in November 2010 and scored 13 goals in 64 games.

But he has managed just two substitute appearances for Sean O'Driscoll's side so far this season.

Barnsley are currently 21st in the npower Championship, two points above the relegation zone.