Nottingham Forest youngster Alex Mighten scored his second Reds goal in the weekend win over Blackburn Rovers.

Afterwards, he earned some praise on Instagram from Liverpool gem Harvey Elliott and Forest fringe player Loic Mbe Soh.

Mighten’s deflected effort on the 25-minute mark handed Forest a massive three points at the City Ground on Saturday.

The Reds went seven points clear of the relegation zone, with Mighten’s goal and Brice Samba’s penalty save proving decisive.

After the contest, he received a two-word appraisal from teammate Mbe Soh, with Elliott choosing just one.

Elliott played the full 90 minutes against Forest at the weekend but Chris Hughton’s defence stood firm.

The Liverpool magician has claimed nine Championship assists this season and it’s testament to the Forest defence that he endured a quiet afternoon.

Mighten has played with the youngster with various England youth levels and clearly get on with each other.

Mbe Soh has been an interesting signing for the Reds.

He checked in during the summer from PSG but has been limited to just six appearances in the Championship.

The 19-year-old looks like being a future star, however, and was previously nominated for the FIFA Golden Boy award.

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Mighten is another player who looks like enjoying a fine career.

The academy graduate has now started seven league games for the Reds this season, scoring twice and claiming one assist.

Some supporters feel he should be starting more games and it’ll be interesting to see if Hughton will hand him another chance against Rotherham tomorrow.

At 18 there is time on his side but with Forest lacking pace out wide, he could be a player to utilise more often.

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