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Club update

14 June 2016

Nottingham Forest owner and chairman Fawaz Al Hasawi has provided the following update on the club’s situation.

I would like to begin by thanking supporters for their patience during what I accept is a frustrating time, with reports of potential investment and our search for a manager causing uncertainty.

It is important we, as a club, conduct our business in private to ensure the best possible outcome for Forest, but I also understand why fans would like assurances that progress is being made on several issues.

I am unable to go into specific detail on the reported investment at the moment but I am confident that a significant deal will be completed very soon.

We are also progressing well with our search for a manager. As I stated at the start of the summer, this was always going to be a carefully thought-out appointment and, although it has taken a little longer than I would have liked, I hope to be in a position to make an appointment shortly.

In addition, I have been working hard to recruit a director of football. Discussions have been very positive with a number of candidates and I am confident we can reach an agreement.

Announcements will be made via official Forest channels when appropriate. In the meantime I ask fans to remain patient, with my assurance that everyone is working very hard behind the scenes for the good of the club’s future.

Thank you for your continued support.


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