Report updates on whether Roy Keane will join Martin O'Neill at Nottingham Forest

Martin O'Neill, coach of Republic of Ireland gives instructions during the International Friendly match between Republic of Ireland and Iceland at Aviva Stadium on March 28, 2017 in Dublin,...

Nottingham Forest are set to appoint Martin O'Neill as Aitor Karanka's successor.

Head coach Martin O'Neill of Ireland reacts during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Serbia and Ireland at stadium Rajko Mitic on September 5, 2016 in Belgrade.

According to a report in the Guardian, Nottingham Forest are set to appoint Martin O’Neill as their next manager and he plans to bring in Roy Keane as assistant.

Keane and O’Neill teamed up with the Republic of Ireland, and now could be reunited as a pairing at the City Ground.


Forest are set to appoint O’Neill in the near future, with the 66-year-old now hoping that Keane will join him.

O’Neill also wants Steve Guppy on Forest’s coaching team, as he plans to restructure the backroom staff at the club.

Ireland's assistant coach Roy Keane holds a press conference at the Montbauron stadium in Versailles on June 24, 2016 during the Euro 2016 football tournament.

Forest are hoping that O’Neill can help lift them into the play offs, following Aitor Karanka’s departure.

Karanka had retained the support of many of the City Ground crowd, but was coming under pressure for his failure to guide Forest into the top six.

Forest are next in action at the weekend against Bristol City, when O’Neill and Keane could team up in the dugout.

Republic of Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane looks on during the the International friendly football game between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland at Aviva Stadium on...

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