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Nelson Oliveira happy working with Dougie Freedman, wants him to remain Nottingham Forest boss

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The Scot has seen his position questioned in recent weeks.

Nottingham Forest boss Dougie Freedman has recently found himself under pressure at the City Ground after a series of uninspiring results. However he has recently bought himself some time with a couple of decent results.

Firstly there was the 1-0 win against fierce rivals Derby County before the international break then last weekend they dispatched of Reading with a 3-1 triumph.

One common denominator for both games was Portuguese international forward Nelson Oliveira. He scored the winner against Derby and netted twice against The Royals at the weekend.

He is finally starting to hit the net with regularity after being wasteful in his first few appearances for the club.

But he has today thanked Freedman for his help in this department and made it clear that he thinks the Scot should stay, telling BBC Nottingham Sport:

"I think he do a good job. He is a good manager. He has helped me a lot and he deserves to stay and he deserves these wins.

"We feel very happy for him as well."

Oliveira, who now has four goals from 11 games for the club this season, is certainly one of the Forest players who is starting to get behind Freedman both on and off the pitch.

Some more performances like his recent ones and Freedman will not be having to worry about the sack, just whether Forest can keep Oliveira when his loan deal from Benfica ends.

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