Nottingham Forest have signed striker Darius Henderson on a permanent deal.

The 31-year-old spent the second half of the season with the Reds on a short-term contract after leaving Millwall and his performances earned a two-year deal with the option of a further year.

Manager Billy Davies told the club's official website: "I'm absolutely delighted to have Darius on board. He showed us what he's capable of in his spell with us last season and his vast experience will be invaluable to us going into the new campaign.

"To have landed such a key target at this stage in the summer is a huge bonus and it should give everyone great confidence for the future."

Henderson added: "It feels great. I've only been here six months but I've thoroughly enjoyed it - the staff and players have been fantastic to me and helped me settle in very quickly.

"This is a fantastic club with a great fan base and I'm proud to be a part of it."