Nottingham Forest are delighted to announce the appointment of Francois Modesto as the club’s Technical Director.
Modesto had an extensive playing career across Europe, playing more than 600 times for clubs such as Monaco, Cagliari, Olympiacos and Bastia.
During his time at the French giants, Modesto featured just shy of 200 times including in the Champions League and UEFA Cup in six seasons, finishing a high of third in the French top flight in 2005 and runners up in the French Cup in 2010.
In Greece, Modesto featured regularly in the Champions League for Olympiacos and won three Greek titles and two Greek Cups.
After ending his playing career, Modesto returned to Olympiacos as the club’s Chief Scout. During this time the frenchmen saw the Greek club win a national title and twice qualify for the UEFA Champions League. Whilst overseeing the club’s recruitment he has seen the arrival of players such as Daniel Podence, Jose Sa, Medy Camara and Peppe Cisse.
Modesto now adds his experience to the backroom staff at Nottingham Forest to head the first team's recruitment and aid the first-team squad.