Henri Lansbury never fulfilled his potential at former club Arsenal. Despite showing sporadic glimpses of his innate talent, he was always on the periphery and regularly on loan.
Despite being on Arsenal's books for six years, Lansbury made just eight senior appearances for the Gunners in that time, scoring one goal. But after finally making the permanent move away from the Emirates Stadium in the summer of 2012 he has excelled at Nottingham Forest, making 62 appearances, scoring 12 goals and setting up another eight.
And now the 23-year-old can add another to his tally - even if this one was only scored in a pre-season friendly - because it was a blinder.
During Forest's match against FC Porto B, Lansbury collected the ball on the left flank, cut inside and sent a wonderful right-foot shot over the 'keeper.
It was a goal worthy of any stage, and yet it had been scored in a match that counted for little. But it was another reminder of the talent the former Arsenal youngster has in abundance; something Forest are now more than happy to benefit from.