Sheffield Wednesday striker Gary Hooper has his say on Nottingham Forest

Gary Hooper

The newly signed loanee striker is positive about Forest's team and manager.

This week saw Sheffield Wednesday tie down an impressive looking loan deal for the rest of the seson by securing Gary Hooper from Norwich City.

The former Celtic striker has fallen down the pecking order at Carrow Road and was desperate for first-team football elsewhere.

The Owls swooped in and picked him up on a loan deal until January 17th and his first game for the club could come this weekend against Nottingham Forest, a team who were tentatively linked with the player this summer.

Speaking to The Sheffield Star this week Hooper has acknowledged the ability at Forest ahead of the meeting - stating:

“Forest will be a tough game so we have to focus on that.

“They have some good players and a good manager.

“But I thought we played well on Tuesday. Arsenal weren’t at it but you’ve still got to play well. We scored three goals and the crowd went crazy. It was a good win.”

Forest could definitely do with a player like Hooper - one who is going to score them some goals.

The Reds are one of the lowest scoring teams in the Championship with just 11 goals from 13 matches this season and are desperately in need of one of their strikers getting on a goal-scoring run.

Forest fans will be hoping that can start this weekend.

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