Former owner Fawaz Al Hasawi responds to Nottingham Forest fans who tweeted him about encouraging changes at the City Ground

Nottingham Forest owner Fawaz Al Hasawi

Al Hasawi left Nottingham Forest earlier this year.

Former chairman Fawaz Al Hasawi has responded to Nottingham Forest fans who tweeted him about recent improvements at the City Ground.

Those who attended Tuesday night's friendly win over Girona will have likely noticed a new-look Forest dugout, as well as other encouraging tweaks made since this summer's change of ownership

Nottingham Forest owner Fawaz Al HasawiFormer Forest owner Fawaz Al Hasawi

Filmmaker Jonny Owen, who wrote and directed the 2015 release I Believe in Miracles - the story of Nottingham Forest's double European Cup-winning side, took to social media afterwards, tweeting: "It's the little things after years of neglect. They often mean more than a major signing or big win because it's your home isn't it?

"Better the money going there (ground improvements) than to poor signings and agents. Doesn't affect FFP (Financial Fair Play). Shows intention. Means more than people realise."

 

And several Forest fans sought to involve Al Hasawi in the matter, perhaps not expecting a reply from the Kuwaiti businessman.

Nevertheless, he did respond, but in doing so came across to some as being somewhat sarcastic.

 

 

Al Hasawi's five-year reign came to an end two months ago, when Greek businessman Evangelos Marinakis purchased 100 per cent of his shares in Forest.

Picture Supplied by Action ImagesNew Forest owner Evangelos Marinakis

The Reds survived relegation on goal difference only last season, but the signings of Daryl Murphy, Jason Cummings and Barrie McKay have offered hope of a better campaign this time around, despite the loss of top scorer Britt Assombalonga to Middlesbrough.

Where will Nottingham Forest finish the season?

 

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