Mark Warburton’s Nottingham Forest have made a good start to the 2017-18 Championship campaign.

Former Wolverhampton Wanderers and Sunderland striker Don Goodman has told Sky Sports that Nottingham Forest manager Mark Warburton needs to be afforded patience.

Warburton was appointed the manager of Championship club Forest in March 2017.

The Reds were in danger of getting relegated to League One at the end of the 2016-17 campaign, but the City Ground outfit narrowly managed to survive in the second tier of English football.

Forest have made a good start to the 2017-18 Championship campaign and appear to be among the teams aiming for the playoffs.

The Reds are sixth in the Championship table at the moment with nine points from five matches.

Former Wolves and West Bromwich Albion striker Goodman has suggested that Warburton needs to be afforded patience and time at Forest.

“I also like Mark Warburton a lot,” Goodman told Sky Sports. “Let’s not forget that Nottingham Forest were in real danger of going down last season and they’ve started excellently.

“He needs a bit more patience and time to build his team and get them playing the way he wants them to.”

Forest will return to action on Saturday evening when they take on Sheffield Wednesday away from home at the Hillsborough Stadium in the Championship.

The Reds will be aiming to pick up all three points from the encounter, but one should not be surprised if the match ends in a draw.

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