Sky Sports pundit Gary Neville has claimed that he’s deeply concerned about Nottingham Forest. He was on duty yesterday for Sky as the Reds were beaten 2-0 by Manchester United.
The Reds made it double figures for the number of winless games in succession. Their dreadful form has come at the wrong time, with the team now in the bottom three of the Premier League.
Neville was on co-commentary duties yesterday. Following the game, which was one courtesy of goals from Antony and Diogo Dalot, Neville suggested where he stood on Forest’s survival bid.
He said on The Gary Neville podcast: “I’m worried about Nottingham Forest. They don’t score many and they concede a lot at the other end. I was happy to see them back in the Premier League because obviously, they’re a great club. But I’m worried we’ll lose them after a season and they’ve spent £180 million. That’s all been a little bit haphazard and a little bit disjointed. I’m really worried about them and I’d be really worried if I was a Forest fan.”
Forest are only inside the relegation zone on goal difference. Still, it’s a deeply concerning time, with the Reds playing poorly, not scoring goals and conceding plenty of stupid ones.
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Neville deeply concerned about Forest
It’s hardly a bold prediction, is it? Neville says he’s concerned about the team on the longest winless run in English football and it’s hardly groundbreaking stuff.
Neville doesn’t need to tell the fans how to feel. He’s fine to have an opinion but plenty of Forest fans have been terrified of a fall down the league after months of poor performances.
Forest are well and truly staring down the barrel right now. They haven’t won since February and they desperately need to try and get something from their next few games.
Steve Cooper’s future has been called into question in recent weeks. He does have some credit in the bank but it’s fair to say that he’s taking Reds back to the Championship if performances don’t improve.