BBC Sport pundit Garth Crooks has named Nottingham Forest star Dean Henderson in his Team of the Week.

The 25-year-old was outstanding as the Reds stunned the Premier League by beating Liverpool 1-0.

Henderson made a truly amazing save to deny Virgil van Dijk in stoppage time.

He clawed the bullet header off the line when it seemed certain that the Dutchman would restore parity for the visitors.

Henderson Team of the Week
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Forest clung on for a famous win and at full-time, the scenes at the City Ground were something special.

Henderson was beaming as he received the adulation of the supporters and rightly so.

It’s been a tough couple of months for everyone at Forest but two clean sheets and four points last week have provided hope.

Crooks lauded Henderson for his efforts but did make a claim about his Manchester United future.

He told BBC Sport: “He’s had good games before but nothing quite as important or as impressive as this. Liverpool should have won this fixture and they would have done if it hadn’t been for Dean Henderson.

“While the Manchester United loanee has been at Nottingham Forest he’s saved a penalty, clawed balls off the line and against Liverpool saved Forest from certain defeat.

“The difficulty for Henderson is there is no way he’s going to replace David de Gea at United but I can see him becoming an exceptional goalkeeper at Forest.”

Henderson named in Team of the Week by Crooks

This is richly deserved for the Forest goalkeeper.

He was outstanding on Saturday as the Reds claimed a famous victory against the former European Champions.

Forest need to make sure the win at the weekend is now a catalyst to improve.

Henderson Team of the Week
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Henderson will be integral to the club’s fortunes this season and he’s been different class since joining.

At 25, he will have lofty ambitions for the future and he will still hope to earn a chance at Old Trafford.

Some of the saves he made on Saturday were breathtaking and long may his good form continue.

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