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Jermaine Jenas has a message for Nottingham Forest after Preston loss

Jermaine Jenas wants Nottingham Forest to show faith in their manager.

Former Nottingham Forest midfielder Jermaine Jenas has a clear message for club owner Fawaz Al-Hasawi.

He wants him to reject temptation to switch managers, and keep the faith in current boss Dougie Freedman.

Forest slipped to a narrow defeat away to Preston North End on Tuesday night losing 1-0, no doubt increasing the pressure on the manager.

Jenas believes this is the time for Forest to be loyal to Freedman, and give him the support he needs.

The point of contention of course is whether Forest's fans, or the club owner, still believe like Jenas that Freedman is a good manager.

Any argument against this can be countered by the fact he has been managing at the club with one arm figuratively tied behind his back, due to the transfer embargo which has prevented them from buying players.

He has also seen star man Michail Antonio depart, while striker Britt Assombalonga remains out through injury as he has been since February.

Forest are currently 19th in the Championship with 14 points from 15 games, four points clear of the relegation zone.

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