Scott Sinclair of Preston North End celebrates with teammates after scoring his team's first goal, as Alex Neil, Manager of Preston North End reacts during the Sky Bet Championship match between AFC Bournemouth and Preston North End at Vitality Stadium on December 01, 2020 in Bournemouth, England. (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)

Next Nottingham Forest manager odds: Alex Neil emerges as a favourite to replace Chris Hughton

Here are what the bookmakers are saying about the next Nottingham Forest manager following Chris Hughton's sacking this morning.

By Molly Burke
Thursday, 16th September 2021, 1:11 pm

Chris Hughton has been sacked as Nottingham Forest manager this morning after their sixth defeat in seven Championship games last night - a 2-0 loss to Middlesbrough.

The 62-year-old leaves after eleven months with the Reds with the club currently sat at the foot of table on one point.

Hughton guided them to a 17th place finish last season, however it was looking like relegation was becoming more inevitable this time round after their terrible start to the campaign.

The Midlands side will now be keen to bring in someone who can turn their season around and Alex Neil could be one of the names on their list.

The former Preston North End boss was spotted at the City Ground during their defeat to Middlesbrough last night.

Here are the favourites to replace Chris Hughton according to Sky Bet...

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