Dowell earns rave reviews on Forest debut

Friday, 4 August, 2017 0comments  |  Jump to last
Kieran Dowell began his season-long loan at Nottingham Forest as a substitute but impressed his new fans after coming on in the second half.

The young winger was one of the Finch Farm academy products that Evertonians were most looking forward to seeing get an opportunity in Ronald Koeman's first-team this season, particularly after he scored two "pearlers" in pre-season.

The Dutchman didn't feel he was ready to play regularly at the top level and Dowell was farmed out to the Championship with Forest instead.

Dowell was introduced with an hour gone and his new team a goal to the good thanks to Barrie McKay's first-half strike and he came within a whisker of doubling the lead late on with a trademark effort from distance that flew just wide.

Forest fans on Twitter were purring about their new acquisition, predicting big things for him:

 


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