Former Nottingham Forest team-mate Jermaine Jenas has high praise for Dougie Freedman impact

Jermaine Jenas

Forest are in a great run of form since the appointment of Dougie Freedman.

Nottingham Forest are in stunning form since the recent appointment of Dougie Freedman in place of former favourite Stuart Pearce.

The Scot now has the team playing in a similar vein to the way they were at the start of the season and that form has not dipped since Britt Assombalonga was ruled out for a year with a serious knee injury.

After the 3-0 win at Reading today his record is sensational. In his six games in charge of the club Forest have won five and drew one, scoring 19 goals in the process.

They are now sitting in ninth place, just nine points off the play-offs and one former player believes the question now needs to be asked. Can Forest make it into the play-off places?

Former Nottingham Forest player Jermaine Jenas was the one asking the question.

Freedman spent two years at Forest as a player between 1998 and 2000 and during that time Jenas made the first-team at the club, so the pair know each other.

Jenas was at Forest from 1999 till 2002 and also returned to the club on loan in 2012.

Now the injury-prone midfielder works mostly as a pundit for various different stations which makes him very vocal on Twitter.

After today's win he posted this Tweet:

It would be an incredible achievement from Freedman, but every now and again a team does slip into the final play-off spot. Who is to say that can't be Forest this season.

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