William Louis "Billy" Sharp is an English football striker who plays for Nottingham Forest on loan from Southampton. Sharp started his professional career at Sheffield United and quickly moved to Rushden & Diamonds on loan in January 2005, he constituent in 16 matches and netted nine goals for the provisional club during his spell. On July 4th 2007 he returned back to the Sheffield United for a fee of around £2 million and played for three years with the club. William Louis initially played with various teams like in the following years. Finally he signed with Southampton on a three and a half year deal for an undisclosed fee circulated to be around £1.8m in January 2012 and finished the season with nineteen goals. Along with , he currently plays with Nottingham Forest on loan from Southampton for the remainder of the season 2012–13.