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Aitor Karanka: New Nottingham Forest boss relishing pressure at City Ground

New Forest boss Aitor Karanka left Middlesbrough in March 2017 New manager Aitor Karanka says he feels “trusted” by the Nottingham Forest owners and is relishing the pressure of being expected to take them to the Premier League. The 44-year-old Spaniard, who replaced Mark Warburton as boss on Monday, has signed a two-and-a-half-year contract. “The […]

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Transfer gossip: Conte, Coutinho, Alli, Sanchez, Fabregas, Conte, Karanka

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte’s future could be in doubt if his side lose to Manchester United on Sunday. (Times – subscription required) Conte has confirmed that Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich attended a recent training session amid growing reports the billionaire owner is running out of patience with the Italian. (Metro) Real Madrid are ready to […]

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Aitor Karanka: Middlesbrough sack manager after three and half years

Karanka secured automatic promotion to the Premier League last season Middlesbrough have sacked manager Aitor Karanka after three and a half years at the club. Boro are winless in their last 10 Premier League games and currently sit in the relegation zone, three points from safety with 11 games remaining. They are also the league’s […]

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Aitor Karanka: Middlesbrough boss confident he has chairman’s backing

Aitor Karanka has led Middlesbrough to just four Premier League wins this season Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka is confident he has the backing of chairman Steve Gibson, despite the club’s poor form. Boro are winless in their last 10 Premier League games and currently sit in the relegation zone, three points from safety with 11 […]