Neil Warnock makes an admission about Forest, raves about 25-year-old midfielder

Henri Lansbury

Rotherham United and Nottingham Forest will face each other in the Championship this weekend.

Rotherham United manager Neil Warnock has revealed on the club’s official Twitter page that he could have become the Nottingham Forest manager 12 months ago.

Warnock has also expressed his admiration of Forest midfielder Henri Lansbury ahead of the two sides’ Championship game at the the AESSEAL New York Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

Lansbury is one of the best players in the current Forest squad and has been playing well since his recent return from injury.

The former Arsenal prospect has scored two goals and created 55 chances in 24 Championship appearances for the Reds so far this season.

The midfielder has a pass accuracy of 77% and a shot accuracy of 39%, and has won 18 headers, 12 dribbles and 42 tackles.

Forest are 20th in the Championship table at the moment with 46 points from 41 points, nine points above the relegation zone. Rotherham are 21st in the standings, level on points with the Reds.

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