Nottingham Forest sign Real Sociedad's former coach Montanier

London:Nottingham Forest have announced the signing of Real Sociedad's former French coach Philippe Montanier to train the English club for two football seasons. Montanier, 51, who coached Real Sociedad from 2011 to 2013, arrives at Nottingham Forest to replace Paul Williams, who was hired as interim coach last March. The appointment was confirmed on Monday, reports Efe. Montanier will face the challenge of promoting Nottingham Forest once again from the Championship to the English Premier League (EPL).