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One-time Nottingham Forest manager target Ivan Vukomanovic, who met with Fawaz Al-Hasawi, set for Targu Mures job


The Serbian looks to have found himself a new job.


Nottingham Forest decided to part company with manager Dougie Freedman in March and have been on the hunt for a permanent replacement ever since.

At one point a potential candidate appeared to be former Standard Liege boss Ivan Vukomanovic.

Nottingham Forest chairman Fawaz Al HasawiNottingham Forest chairman Fawaz Al Hasawi

He was linked with the role and met with Forest chairman Fawaz Al Hasawi about the job.

The Serbian himself confirmed so, also revealing that in the process he narrowly avoided being caught up in the terrorist atrocities in Brussels back in March - as reported by Mozzart Sport.

It soon became clear that Vukomanovic was no longer in the running for the Forest job as his name fell off the radar.

Now it seems he is all set to find a new job in Romanian football.

Nottingham Forest Chairman Fawaz Al Hasawi (L)

ASA Targu Mures confirmed on their official website this weekend that they were in the final process of finalising a deal for him to sign on as manager this week.

Vukomanovic himself told their webpage:

"I'm glad I was contacted by the club in Targu Mures.

“I like the strategy that will be addressed and I think for me will be a step forward in his coaching career. We'll see what happens."

Nottingham Forest manager Dougie Freedman looks dejected at the end of the gameNottingham Forest manager Dougie Freedman looks dejected at the end of the game

Forest have seemingly moved on to other targets – with the likes of Oscar Garcia and Michel being mentioned as potential recruits.

But Vukomanovic certainly does not look likely to be on his way to Forest.

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