James Garner applauds the Forest supporters during the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Derby County at the City Ground. January 2022.

‘Man Utd have a superstar’ – James Garner display has Forest fans raving

Manchester United loanee James Garner continues to impress Nottingham Forest fans – & producing a brilliant performance against eternal rivals Derby County is certainly one way to endear yourself. 

Garner, who came through United’s academy, made his senior debut at the age of 17 in February 2019 and is highly regarded at Old Trafford.

After a difficult loan spell at Watford, the midfielder joined Forest in January 2021 and helped the Championship side avoid relegation.

He returned to the club on a season-long loan deal and is now playing under Steve Cooper, who previously managed Garner with England at Under-17 level.

The 20-year-old recently impressed in the FA Cup win over Arsenal and produced another great display in the 2-1 win over Derby, who are managed by United legend Wayne Rooney.

He showcased his impressive ability on the ball, taking 49 touches and registering two key passes during his 90 minutes on the pitch.

Garner also helped his side defensively, winning four tackles, five ground duels and three aerial duels as well as making three clearances.

We’ve rounded up a number of tweets from Forest fans that were impressed by his display.

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