West Ham fans react on Twitter to Nathan Holland's under-23 stunner

Nathan Holland of West Ham United runs past Robbie Burton of Arsenal during the Premier League 2 match between Arsenal U23 and West Ham United U23 at Meadow Park on March 29, 2019 in...

West Ham United youngster Nathan Holland continues to catch the eye for the under-23s.

Nathan Holland  of West Ham United during Training at Rush Green on August 16, 2018 in Romford, England.

Several West Ham fans are adamant that Nathan Holland deserves his chance for the first-team after the midfielder scored an outstanding solo goal in the under-23s' 2-2 draw with Derby County on Monday night.

Holland - who signed from Everton in 2017 - has arguably long been considered one of the more exciting prospects in the Irons' youth team, but injury had previously threatened to derail his push to get back into the senior side.

 

But the 20-year-old has been really impressive in recent weeks. And he perhaps could not have sent a stronger message to Manuel Pellegrini than he did on Monday as he scored a stunning goal to equalise in the draw.

Holland ran in from the left wing and danced through the Derby defence - who, admittedly, will not be happy with their defending - before showing the composure to find the back of the net.

Nathan Holland of West Ham United runs past Robbie Burton of Arsenal during the Premier League 2 match between Arsenal U23 and West Ham United U23 at Meadow Park on March 29, 2019 in...

It was his second goal in Premier League 2 this term, while he has also provided six assists this season. And plenty of supporters are now convinced that he should get a first-team chance before the campaign concludes.

Manuel Pellegrini has shown a willingness to pick youngsters this season. And with the Hammers facing an uphill battle to get back into the top-half of the table and in no danger of being involved in the relegation scrap, some feel that throwing Holland in could prove an inspired move - with one fan even making a comparison with Ryan Giggs.

Manuel Pellegrini, Manager of West Ham United looks dejected during the Premier League match between Manchester United and West Ham United at Old Trafford on April 13, 2019 in Manchester,...

Here is how some of the West Ham supporters reacted to Holland's latest performance...

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