Aitor Karanka leaves Nottingham Forest

Aitor Karanka has left his position as Nottingham Forest manager.

Friday, 11th January 2019, 8:48 am
Updated Friday, 11th January 2019, 8:49 am
Forest manager Aitor Karanka has left his role.

A club statement said Forest had accepted the Spaniard’s request to be released from his existing contract.

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It ends weeks of growing speculation that Karanka was going to be sacked by the club following a downturn in results.

Simon Ireland has been placed in charge of first-team affairs until a new manager is appointed.

A club statement said: “Terms of departure have been agreed. Both parties wish each other every success for the future. There will be no further comment from either party.”