Report: Carlos Carvalhal second choice for Nottingham Forest

A general view of the City Ground ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Leeds United at City Ground on January 01, 2019 in Nottingham, England.

Nottingham Forest reportedly have Carlos Carvalhal and Slavisa Jokanovic on their radar.

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According to The Sun, Nottingham Forest will make a move for former Sheffield Wednesday manager Carlos Carvalhal should they failed to appoint Slavisa Jokanovic.

Forest are on the hunt for a new manager following the departure of Aitor Karanka on Friday.

The Sun has claimed that the Reds have made former Watford and Fulham manager Jokanovic their number one managerial target.

However, claims the report, should a deal with Jokanovic not be struck, then Forest will approach Carvalhal.

Slavisa Jokanovic, Manager of Fulham gives his team instructions during the Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Fulham FC at Anfield on November 11, 2018 in Liverpool, United...

Sensible plan

Jokanovic has a strong record in the Championship, having guided Watford and Fulham to promotion to the Premier League.

With Forest very much in the running for the Championship playoffs, Jokanovic will probably be tempted to become the Reds’ manager.

Making Carvalhal a second choice is sensible, with the Portuguese having led Wednesday to the playoffs.

Carvalhal knows the division well, and if he is given funds to add players in the January transfer window, then Forest could well be challenging for more than the playoffs.

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