Richards, who made 17 appearances in all competitions for the German champions final season after making the transfer from Studying final summer time, has joined newly-promoted Premier League facet Forest for an undisclosed price.
The 24-year-old informed Forest’s official web site: “I’m thrilled to return to England by becoming a member of Nottingham Forest at such an thrilling time.
Nottingham Forest have signed defender Omar Richards from Bayern Munich on a four-year contract.
“The membership has loved an unbelievable previous few months and there’s nice ambitions for the Premier League return.
“I’ve performed towards Forest prior to now and so they get such nice backing from their followers, while the Metropolis Floor is an incredible place that I can now name dwelling.”
London-born Richards, a former England Below-21 worldwide, helped Bayern seal the Bundesliga title in his solely season in Bavaria.
He began out at Fulham however moved on to Studying and made his senior debut for the Royals in August 2017.
Richards made 104 appearances in all competitions for Studying earlier than sealing a transfer to Bayern as a free agent on the finish of the 2020/21 season.