‘A breath of fresh air’: James Garner has Watford fans raving after crucial assist

Manchester United loanee James Garner continued to enhance his reputation with an impressive performance in Watford’s 3-2 win over Coventry. 

Garner, who joined the Hornets on loan from United to gain more first-team experience, has enjoyed a promising start to the season at Vicarage Road.

The midfielder earned rave reviews following his home debut and made his 10th Championship appearance against Coventry.

With Watford trailing 2-1, he set up William Troost-Ekong’s equaliser with a brilliant cross from a corner in the 66th minute before Ismaila Sarr completed the comeback.

Watch the clip below.


During his 87 minutes on the pitch, the 19-year-old completed 27 passes at a success rate of 84.4% and made two key passes.

He also showcased his excellent ability off the ball, making four interceptions, winning four duels and making one clearance for the Hornets.

We’ve rounded up a number of tweets from Watford fans that were impressed by the midfielder’s display.

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