Report: Ivo Vieira followed by Nottingham Forest; Moreirense manager may leave to move abroad

Martin O'Neill manager of Nottingham Forest looks on during the Sky Bet Championship between Birmingham City and Nottingham Forest at St Andrew's Trillion Trophy Stadium on February 02,...

Vieira could replace Martin O'Neill as Nottingham Forest boss.

Ivo Vieira of Moreirense FC in action during the Liga NOS match between SL Benfica and Moreirense FC at Estadio da Luz on November 2, 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal.

The Moreirense coach, Ivo Vieira, is being followed by Nottingham Forest, according to A Bola.

And the Portuguese newspaper claims Vieira may leave his current employers to pursue his first experience abroad.

 

Of course, Nottingham Forest's managerial position is not presently vacant - although Martin O'Neill's position has been called into question by large sections of the Reds' support.

O'Neill has won less than half of his 19 games in charge of Forest, with whom he won the European Cup as a player.

And it would be little shock to see the Ulsterman depart the City Ground this summer.

Martin O'Neill, Manager of Nottingham Forest during the Sky Bet Championship match at City Ground on January 26, 2019 in Nottingham, England.

Vieira has led Moreirense to fifth in the Portuguese top flight in what is his first season in charge.

And the 43-year-old's arrival at Nottingham Forest would again surprise few, given the Midlands club's growing Portuguese influence.

Forest's 2018/19 squad contained Tobias Figueiredo, Joao Carvalho and Diogo Goncalves from the Iberian nation.

Joao Carvalho of Nottingham Forest during the Carabao Cup Second Round match between Nottingham Forest and Newcastle United at City Ground on August 29, 2018 in Nottingham, England.

Would Vieira be a good appointment for Nottingham Forest?

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