Nottingham Forest fans react on Twitter to Andy Reid becoming a coach

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Andy Reid is set to help coach the Nottingham Forest first-team until the end of the season.

Nottingham Forest supporters have had a mixed reaction to the news that Andy Reid is to assist with their first-team coaching until the end of the season.

Forest have reshuffled their back room staff following the departure of Dougie Freedman at the weekend.

Freedman was sacked by the Reds after they were beaten 3-0 by Sheffield Wednesday last Saturday.

Paul Williams has been promoted from first-team coach to temporary manager, and Forest have looked to cover for his change in role by promoting Reid to a coaching job.

The attacking midfielder is still contracted to be part of the playing staff at the City Ground, but his struggles for fitness mean that he has not played at all this season.

Reid is unlikely to make it back to full fitness before the end of the campaign, but he is still keen to help out the team.

The 33-year-old has never had a first-team coaching role before, but he does have a vast amount of experience at the top of the game.

Some Forest supporters have suggested that Reid’s appointment will benefit the squad, but others are more sceptical. Here is the best reaction on social media site Twitter.

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