BBC Radio Nottingham share what they've been told about Aitor Karanka's future at Nottingham Forest

Nottingham Forest manager Aitor Karanka looks on at Pride Park Stadium on December 17, 2018 in Derby, England.

Nottingham Forest boss Aitor Karanka is reportedly close to the sack at the City Ground.

Nottingham Forest manager Aitor Karanka

BBC Radio Nottingham have revealed that Nottingham Forest sources have told them that Aitor Karanka has not been sacked.

Speculation is rife that Karanka has left the City Ground, with the rumours gathering pace around Forest.

However, an insider from the Reds has told BBC Radio Nottingham that Karanka has not been sacked by Forest at this stage.

Of course, that does not mean that Karanka has not walked away from his post, but that seems an unlikely move from the Spaniard.

Forest have been said to be considering Karanka’s future for some time, with the Telegraph initially reporting it back in December.

Middlesbrough's Spanish manager Aitor Karanka gestures from the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Middlesbrough at the Emirates Stadium in...

Karanka has been tasked with guiding Forest to promotion, but at the moment they sit just outside the play offs.

Karanka retains a great deal of support at Forest from the fans, who feel he is guiding them in the right direction.

But Forest’s owners are ambitious and there have been suggestions that they are thinking about making a change to try and strengthen their side’s promotion chances.

Aitor Karanka, Manager of Middlesbrough smiles during the EFL Cup second round match between Fulham and Middlesbrough at Craven Cottage on August 24, 2016 in London, England.

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