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Diego Maradona among favourites for Nottingham Forest FC job

Diego Maradona is among the favourites to be named the next permanent Nottingham Forest manager (credit: Getty Images)
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 offer 20/1.

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.

Next Nottingham Forest permanent manager betting:

  9/4 Darren Ferguson (Sky Bet)
  6/1 Mick McCarthy (Stan James)
  7/1 Harry Redknapp (Stan James)
12/1 Karl Robinson (Stan James)
14/1 Billy Davies (Sky Bet)
14/1 Roy Keane (Sky Bet)
14/1 Alex McLeish (Sky Bet)
16/1 Ian Holloway (Stan James)
16/1 Alan Shearer (Stan James)
16/1 Gordon Strachan (Stan James)
16/1 Neil Warnock (Sky Bet)
18/1 Nigel Clough (Sky Bet)
20/1 Colin Calderwood (Sky Bet)
20/1 Alan Curbishley (Sky Bet)
20/1 Paolo Di Canio (Stan James)
20/1 Iain Dowie (Stan James)
20/1 Paul Ince (Stan James)
20/1 Diego Maradona (Stan James)
20/1 Peter Reid (Stan James)
20/1 Nigel Worthington (Stan James)
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