Nottingham Forest fans want Slavisa Jokanovic to replace Aitor Karanka

Nottingham Forest have confirmed the departure of manager Aitor Karanka, after the club agreed to terminate the Spanish coach’s contract early.

Karanka took over at the City Ground on January 8th 2018. He would survive in the job for almost a year to the day. During his reign, the Reds spent heavily on new signings and the club have had a fairly inconsistent season so far.

However, the Spanish coach has left with the club sat in 7th place in the Championship and still well in the hunt for qualification for the play-offs. Therefore, it seems like an odd time for the Forest board to allow the manager to leave, especially with a replacement not already in place.

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One man who could take up the now vacant hot seat at the City Ground is Slavisa Jokanovic. The former Fulham boss was sacked by the Cottagers earlier in the season, despite having guided them to promotion to the Premier League in the previous campaign.

Plenty of Forest fans have taken to Twitter in the wake of Karanka’s exit to call on the board to appoint Jokanovic…