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Nuno Takes Over Forest After Cooper Exit

Former Spurs Head Coach Nuno Espírito Santo has taken over as Manager of Nottingham Forest after Steve Cooper was sacked yesterday.

This was announced on Wednesday, December 20, 2023.

His first assignment will be evident in Forest’s clash against Bournemouth at the City Ground as he begins training with the squad today.

The Portuguese football coach has been contracted for two-and-a-half years.

“The 49-year-old arrives with a wealth of experience having managed over 460 games in his career, including in the Premier League, La Liga, UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League,” Forest said in a statement.

Nuno has after retiring from playing managed Portuguese side Rio Ave, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Tottenham Hotspur and Al-Ittihad in Saudi Arabia.

He takes over from Steve Cooper, whose spell with the Club ended on December 19 after doubts over his leadership following disappointing results this season.

The Welsh football manager was appointed in September 2021 and supervised the club’s 55 Premier League matches.

Under his watch, Forest have won just three of their 17 played Premier League games this season.

They are 17th on the League table and sit five points clear of the relegation zone.

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