Eriksson Interested In Forest Job

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Sven-Goran ErikssonFormer England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson has admitted he is keen on the vacant manager's job at Nottingham Forest. The Swede has been unemployed since October after he was sacked from Leicester City, and now the 64-year-old is the latest to be linked with the City Ground post. (Sven Goran Eriksson 10/1 to be next permanent Nottingham Forest manager).

Another ex-England boss Glenn Hoddle is also still in the running for the position after the sacking of Steve Cotterill when the Al-Haswai family took over the club.

Meanwhile, former Wolves manager Mick McCarthy has ruled himself out of a move to Forest. The club's owners held talks with the 53-year-old, but McCarthy later withdrew his interest in managing the Championship side. Peterborough boss Darren Ferguson and former Spurs manager Harry Redknapp have also ruled themselves out. (Sean O'Driscoll 4/7 to be next permanent Nottingham Forest manager).

Ex-Celtic boss Gordon Strachan has also had talks with Forest's owners, along with Sean O'Driscoll, and the Al-Hasawi family have said they are keen to appoint a manager who understands Championship football.

Abdulaziz Al-Hasawi said: "It is important for the manager to have good knowledge of the league and teams in it, they must also understand about developing a club. We also want someone with lots of experience and a good strong character." (Glenn Hoddle 11/4 to be next permanent Nottingham Forest manager).

 

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