Balague suggests new Nottingham Forest boss Karanka had other offers

Aitor Karanka, manager of Middlesbrough looks on during the Premier League match between Stoke City and Middlesbrough at Bet365 Stadium on March 4, 2017 in Stoke on Trent, England.

Aitor Karanka has been appointed the Nottingham Forest manager.

Middlesborough manager Aitor Karanka gestures from the sideline during during the Premier League match between Middlesbrough and Everton at Riverside Stadium on February 11, 2017 in...

Well-known Spanish football journalist Guillem Balague has suggested on social networking site Twitter that Aitor Karanka had offers other than from Nottingham Forest.

Karanka has recently been appointed the manager of Championship club Forest, who dismissed Mark Warburton as the boss on New Year’s Eve.

The Spaniard had been without a managerial job since since March 2017 following his departure from Middlesbrough.

Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka celebrates following the Sky Bet Championship match between Middlesbrough and Brighton and Hove Albion at the Riverside Stadium on May 7, 2016 in...

The former Real Madrid defender was a huge success during his time at the Riverside Stadium, as he guided Boro to the Premier League from the Championship.

Forest are struggling in the Championship at the moment and are unlikely to finish in the top six of the table this season.

Well-known Spanish football journalist Balague, who works for Sky Sports, has suggested on Twitter that Karanka had other offers but chose to take the Forest managerial job.

Aitor Karanka, manager of Middlesbrough takes his seat before the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Middlesbrough at White Hart Lane on February 4, 2017 in London, England.

Forest will return to action on Saturday evening when they take on Aston Villa at the City Ground in the Championship.

Middlesbrough Manager, Aitor Karanka looks on during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Middlesbrough at Old Trafford on December 31, 2016 in Manchester, England.

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