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Alex McLeish is eager to get back into management as soon as possible, with it his intention to land a new job in the summer.

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Alex McLeish: Ready to step back into management

Alex McLeish: Ready to step back into management

The Scot finds himself out of work after lasting just 40 days in a position at Nottingham Forest.

His troubles at the City Ground came on the back of a difficult spell at Aston Villa, during which he struggled to win over a sceptical fan base.

McLeish's strong ties to Birmingham City caused him problems at Villa Park, with a spell at St Andrew's seeing him land the League Cup but suffer relegation out of the Premier League.

It has not been an easy time for the former Scotland national team coach, but he claims to be ready to step back into the dugout.

McLeish told The People: "I'll look for work again this summer.

"In the meantime, I will try to get my golf handicap down, do some media work and take in the Masters for the first time."

On his recent troubles, McLeish said: "It's been a challenging two years.

"I didn't want to be out of work, but it was not the right thing for me or Forest and we both quickly accepted that.

"There were too many things that we couldn't agree on. We shook hands and I left amicably."

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T

his isn't directed at Van Gaal in particular, but, let's be honest, you don't have to be a tactical genius to beat Arsenal at the moment do you? I will say one thing...he put Van Persie on Monreal deliberately? Our Robin hardly had a touch did he? So did that really work? Hmmm....I'd stick to substituting Keepers (yes,yes, it was directed towards him in the end....)

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LVG: 'Tactics exposed Arsenal'

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hat a load of Bull***t. DiMaria hardly had a kick and they won because of a dodgy offside and a breakaway goal when Arsenal were chasing. Good luck to them they got their points but to try and claim this as some sort of tactical masterstroke is laughable, It was luck pure and simple.

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he singular most disappointing aspect of the current malaise that Liverpool are experiencing is that F365 are not able to use the picture of Rodgers giving his troll smile. Brendan does a helluva good Hard Done By range though, especially in the rain, in fact he looks so forlorn you just want to say to the opposition Stop It, You're Killing Him!

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