Diego Maradona is among the leading contenders to replace Steve Cotterill as Nottingham Forest manager, according to the bookmakers.
The Argentina legend is quoted as 10/1 fourth favourite by Sky Bet
following speculation that he was being lined up for the job after being sacked by UAE club Al Wasl, although Stan James
Cotterill has left the club just 24 hours after the takeover of Forest was completed by the wealthy Al-Hasawi family from Kuwait, who were thought to want to bring in a big global personality as manager.
Harry Redknapp is another name that has been mentioned and Sky Bet make the sacked former Tottenham boss their 5/2 second favourite behind Darren Ferguson, who was linked with the job while the takeover was still pending.
Stan James have Sir Alex’s son, the current Peterborough manager, as their 5/4 favourite ahead of Mick McCarthy and Alex McLeish, both at 6/1.
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