Nottingham Forest have confirmed that they have parted ways with Aitor Karanka.

After big money was spent over the summer, Forest have promotion ambitions this season, with the lure of Premier League football in their sights.

The club currently sit seventh in the Championship and have won just twice in their last seven league games.

Forest will now be aiming to make a swift appointment in a bid to secure a playoff spot in the second half of the season.

Here are some of the men who could be next in the City Ground hot seat.