The biggest positive to come out of Nottingham Forest's season

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Nottingham Forest's Ben Osborn has arguably been their Player of the Season so far.

Nottingham Forest's Ben Osborn is threatening to steal the limelight away from Britt Assombalonga and Michail Antonio and become the star of their season.

The academy graduate started the campaign in the club's youth team set-up, but he has rapidly shot to prominence, and is staking a claim to their Player of the Season award. 

The 20-year-old's form over recent months has been nothing short of startling and his showing at the weekend only went to further confirm his importance to the Reds' senior side. 

Osborn created two of Forest's three goals against Brighton and Hove Albion and he is already starting to look like their most integral player. 

It is a remarkable feat for someone of such tender years, with so little experience, and he looks the biggest positive to come out of what has been a tumultuous year at the City Ground.

At the start of the season Forest looked one of the leading contenders for promotion - with Assombalonga and Antonio spearheading their attack.

However, as the attacking duo's form has dipped, so to has the team's form and a mid-table finish looks likely to ensue.

This is as a result of a number of Forest's players functioning at a level well below their best, but that accusation cannot be made at Osborn.

The youngster has stepped up and he is now an established first-team player who Forest can look to build their team around.

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