Brennan Johnson scored a scintillating hat-trick last night and Nottingham Forest fans lost their minds on Twitter.
The Reds academy graduate took his tally for the season to 12 goals as the Imps dismantled MK Dons 4-0 in League One.
Johnson’s 11-minute hat-trick saw Michael Appleton’s team reignite their push towards promotion, securing a first win in six matches.
He’s now scored a dozen goals to go with 12 assists and looks to be a real prospect in the Forest ranks.
Johnson already has eight appearances to his name for Forest but he’s not really been given a proper chance.
He will return to the club a more polished player and surely Chris Hughton will be watching him closely in pre-season.
Following his stunning trio of goals last night, Forest supporters lost their minds on social media.
The consensus is that he should go straight into the team next season after proving his worth in the division below.
Forest’s squad could take on a new complexion next season and on current form, there has to be a space for Johnson.
Here is what the Forest faithful had to say following a memorable night for the 19-year-old.
Gonna be class for Forest next year !!! 🔴⚪🔴⚪— David O'Neill (@standavid10) April 13, 2021
What an absolute talent 👏— Diego James Syrat (@JSyrat) April 13, 2021
Magic x3— adamhall_. (@AdsterHall) April 13, 2021
Great work... this young man is really getting into his stride. Getting this chance at Lincoln has really helped his confidence. https://t.co/G1ssvPUwn7— Trickygbh 🏴🇮🇪🇩🇪 (@Trickygbh) April 13, 2021
Absolute talent is young Brennan. And Lincoln recovering after a wobble. https://t.co/Gy4aHYJBnb— Baz Cooper (@bazdjcooper) April 13, 2021
The kid is nothing short of special https://t.co/xRvmICM4rY— Ollie Wells (@ollie7wells) April 13, 2021
We have to build the team around players like Alex Mighten and Brennan Johnson in 2021-22. They've both got pace and the ability to run at defenders, something that we've lacked this season to say the least. #NFFC— Sam Straw (@SamStraw) April 13, 2021