‘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.
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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.
— Jay 🌊 ➐ (@saucywfc) November 7, 2020
James Garner is a breath of fresh air, fun to watch
— Dom (@dombakerdb) November 7, 2020
i swear i’m in love with james garner he’s been so good today #watfordfc
— caity 😼 (@wfccaity) November 7, 2020
James Garner is a beast at taking corners, change my mind
— G 🐝😎 (@captaindeeney9) November 7, 2020
Garner standing out for me so far. Some great wing work too by Sarr. #WatfordFC
— Jason Watford FC Finland (@FinlandHornet) November 7, 2020
King Ken, no doubt. Thought James Garner was a worthy shout aswell.
— Tomagotchi (@TomHoggins) November 7, 2020