Is Karanka the right choice as next manager of Nottingham Forest?

Aitor Karanka, former Real Madrid assistant to Jose Mourinho, who has been named as the new manager of Nottingham Forest.
Aitor Karanka, former Real Madrid assistant to Jose Mourinho, who has been named as the new manager of Nottingham Forest.

Nottingham Forest fans have spent the day digesting the news that former Real Madrid player Aitor Karanka is to be their new manager after agreeing a two-and-a-half-year contract with the club.

Spaniard Karanka, 44, made his managerial name as boss of Middlesbrough, whom he led back to the Premier League at the end of the 2015/16 season before they were relegated the following year.