Chris Hughton will take charge of Nottingham Forest for the first time on Saturday as the Reds travel to Blackburn and youngster Alex Mighten looks ready for the trip.

Some footage has emerged of the youngster causing havoc in training with some superb close control and a strong finish.

Midfielder Jack Colback had no answer for the mesmerising youngster as the teenager skipped past him with relative ease.

Mighten started the game against Bristol City and looked lively throughout the contest. But for a quality save by Daniel Bentley, he would have opened his account too.

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The 18-year-old’s first goal doesn’t look far away and it’ll be interesting to see whether Hughton has been sufficiently impressed to start him this weekend.

Forest have a run of seven games in 22 days on the horizon and it seems likely that Mighten will earn more chances in the coming weeks.

The England under-19 youngster has made five appearances for the Reds this season and has shown flashes of his promise.

Following the footage of Mighten and his trickery, supporters have been raving about the West Bridgford-born youngster.


Many are hoping he will get the nod to start at the weekend and here is a selection of Tweets from supporters on the academy graduate.

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