Freedman suggests Forest are getting close to a perfect brand of football

Nottingham Forest manager Dougie Freedman is excited about the way his team have been playing.

Nottingham Forest manager Dougie Freedman has told Forest Player he feels the side are getting close to playing the brand of football he feels fans are keen for.

Forest secured an impressive win against Rotherham earlier this week and the manager explained he thinks the side are getting close to playing the perfect brand of football.

“We opened them up numerous times, flashed the ball across the box. I believe the Forest fans want to see that,” said the boss

“I don't believe they just want to see the ball kicked long in hope - I think they want to see good passing and a patient build up.”

Forest are about to face some very difficult fixtures against sides ahead of them in the Championship where they may not have things all their own way.

It’s important Freedman and the players show the versatility to switch things up and change things around when they’re main way of playing is nullified by the opposition.

However, when the side get the ball down and control games through possession, they have more than enough about them to beat most teams in English football’s second tier.

When Forest play well the fans get excited and get right behind the team, creating an atmosphere at the City Ground which can put opponents onto the back foot, giving Forest’s attacking players just that little bit of extra space to exploit.

A good passing and patient build up game will open up the opposition more times than it will fail.

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