James Garner scored a stunning goal at the weekend as Nottingham Forest lost 2-1 to Preston North End – and afterwards, Manchester United fans raved about him.

The 20-year-old’s long-range effort capped a solid loan spell for the youngster, even if the game did end in defeat for the reds.

Garner has been a revelation since joining the club from the Red Devils in January. He has made 20 appearances and scored four goals since checking in.

Forest fans would dearly love to see the youngster back at the City Ground next season and will almost certainly be holding talks with Manchester United.

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Lots of factors will come under consideration. United may want the player to sample Premier League football and the Reds might need some luck in order to sign him.

As good as Garner has been it does seem unlikely that he will get a chance to shine with United during 2021/22.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will have a desire to strengthen his midfield ranks and that is likely to keep Garner on the fringes.

Following his moment of magic at the City Ground yesterday, supporters took to Twitter to rave about the young performer.

Here is what they had to say.

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