Alan Shearer has praised Newcastle United midfielder Bruno Guimaraes on Twitter for his performance against Nottingham Forest at St. James’ Park in the Premier League this afternoon.

The Newcastle legend was impressed by the display produced by Guimaraes, and believes that the 24-year-old Brazil international midfielder was the best player on the pitch today.

Eddie Howe’s side have kicked off their Premier League campaign with a 2-0 win against promoted club Forest at St. James’ Park.

Fabian Schar and Callum Wilson scored the goals for the Magpies.

Alan Shearer praises Newcastle midfielder Bruno Guimaraes v Nottingham Forest

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Impressive performance

In our view, Bruno Guimaraes was very good for Newcastle United and was one of the best players against Nottingham Forest at St. James’ Park this afternoon.

The Brazilian was at the heart of most things that Newcastle did and was superb, especially in the first half.

The way the 24-year-old controlled the ball at times was simply stunning.

Guimaraes has the potential to be world class in the future, and based on his performance against Forest today, we can safely say that he could eventually become one of the best midfielders in the Premier League.

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