Freedman disappointed he can't be backed financially this summer

Nottingham Forest manager Dougie Freedman has warned fans he can't change the world in one summer.

Nottingham Forest manager Dougie Freedman warned fans via Forest Player that he can’t change the world in one summer.

The Scot also admitted that he’s disappointed the club’s chairman Fawaz Al-Hasawi can’t back him financially in the summer transfer market.

“I’m disappointed that he can’t back me financially because of the rules so we will work with what we’ve got and we will try our very best to put things right, but I can’t change the world in one summer,” said Freedman.

One of the key features of Freedman’s spell in charge so far as the club’s manager, is the way he’s always been up front and honest with supporters.

It would be very easy for the manager to promise the world in terms of attractive and exciting new players coming in, but that’s a luxury that Freedman has been deprived of because of past decisions.

He’s got to be a bit cleverer and more subtle in the way he goes after players, as he looks for a way to improve the key areas of his squad.

Forest can’t throw money at big deals and need to work out ways they can make themselves look like a more attractive proposition to any player they are linked with during the close season.

If Forest can just give themselves a couple of decent options in each position, they will be strong at the start of next season and a strong candidate for at least a top six place.

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