Aitor Karanka finally left Nottingham Forest after threatening to leave the club on several occasions
Aitor Karanka was freed from his contract in Nottingham Forest
The Spanish boss asked to leave the club on several occasions before leaving  The owner Evangelos Marinakis had tried to persuade Karanka to stay at the club
Laurie Whitwell for the Daily Mail
pm EST, 11 January 2019
8:26 pm EST, January 11th 2019
Aitor Karanka threatened to stop more than once before Nottingham Forest called the hour of his term, Sportsmail can reveal.
The Spaniard left the club on Friday after asking to be released from his contract "followed by a series of backstage fights
Karanka's position was precarious since the day of Boxing Day in Norwich, although the owner Evangelos Marinakis actually asked his manager to stay during Thursday's discussions – but a separation of roads became inevitable.19659011] Aitor Karanka left his role as coach of the Nottingham Forest Championship ” class=”blkBorder img-share” />
Aitor Karanka left his role as coach of the Nottingham Forest championship
It is understood that Slavisa Jokanovic is a contender for the position and was issued because of his record to get Watford and Fulham in the Premier League.Also Carlos Carvalhal and Martin O & Neill are candidates.In the meantime Simon Ireland takes in charge, assisted by Michael Dawson.
As revealed by Sportsmail in October, Marinakis asked for better results during a speech at the training camp, and there is still frustration at the side position, four points from the playoffs, after a summer cost of £ 25 million.
It is understood that Karanka did not respond well to the challenge and instead made requests for more money into the market, creating major frictions with the club hierarchy.
Evangelos Marinakis had tried to make the relationship work before separating
The 45-year-old is accused of exhibiting mood swings and rebuffed for power. His last vow to leave meant he would not be able to show up for training Thursday
Marinakis originally planned his visit to Nottingham to discuss the transfer plans, but Karanka had contacted him.
Karanka was known to be annoyed by the hiring of football director Kyriakos Dourekas at the beginning of December, he fought against the potential appointment of Jose Anigo, former Marseille coach, as sports director.
L & # 39; ex Fulham boss Slavisa Jokanovic is one of the favorites to take over as manager
Karanka's reaction was similar in his previous role at Middlesbrough when Victor Orta joined the leader's recruitment.
Karanka also developed a tense relationship with the CEO Ioannis Vrentzos and several players.
disputes, Marinakis considered a dismissal after Forest dropped 3-0 to Carrow Road two weeks ago, but tried to make things work. He then witnessed a defeat at Millwall and a victory over Leeds before a defeat at Chelsea in the FA Cup.
Both sides fought on the exact terms of his departure before an announcement made Friday morning.
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