Forest fans had grown frustrated within the uncertainty surrounding Freedman’s successor, compelling chairman Fawaz Al Hasawi to issue an announcement reassuring them the procedure was at hands earlier this year.
He came back to France to get mind coach at Rennes in 2013 and brought these to the Coupe de France final in 2014 once they lost 2- to derby rivals Guingamp.
Montanier becomes Forest’s eighth permanent manager since October 2011.
Montanier left Boulogne to take control of Valenciennes in ’09 and 2 years later was hired mind coach at Spanish club Real Sociedad, who he led towards the Champions League having a 4th-placed finish within the Primera Division in the finish from the 2012-13 season.
“Nottingham Forest have confirmed the appointment of Philippe Montanier because the club’s mind coach,” Forest introduced on their own official website.
Freedman, who’d lost five of his last six games in control to depart the club in 14th devote the Championship, had changed Stuart Pearce in Feb 2015.
The 51-year-old Frenchman replaces Dougie Freedman, who had been sacked in March after 13 several weeks responsible for heaven Bet Championship club.
Forest sacked predecessor Freedman in March and hired first-team coach Paul Williams as caretaker-boss before the finish of year.
Former goalie Montanier’s which you may as manager what food was in Boulogne, who he became a member of in 2004 and steered to promotion to Ligue one in 2009 the very first time within the club’s history.
“The previous Rennes and Real Sociedad manager gets to The Town Ground on the two-year deal carrying out a playing career which saw him redesign 300 looks for clubs including Toulouse, Nantes and St Etienne.”
Montanier’s playing career spanned 13 years from 1987 and incorporated spells at Caen (two times), Nantes, Toulouse, Gueugnon and St Etienne.