Turner opened up about a variety of aspects of his new football journey. He spoke about his greeting by Forest fans and the difficulties ahead, in an interview with Forest TV prior to this Saturday’s matchup with Manchester City. Matt Turner made the switch from Arsenal to Nottingham Forest in the summer. He has been a mainstay in goal for the team ever since.
Turner spoke about his new life at Nottingham Forest. He said
“I’d say it’s been a pretty positive start. In the three games that we haven’t won, we feel disappointed in the dressing room, which I think is a really good thing.”
The American goalkeeper has drawn attention with a number of saves. He has been praised for his efforts.
Matt Turner further added
“There’s a lot of ambition, a lot of new players with a fresh perspective on things. Guys are getting to know each other and over time that’s going to continue to come out because I think there’s real quality in our side.”
Matt Turner is enjoying his new life in Nottingham Forest after Arsenal transfer
Turner is adjusting to life in Nottingham, as opposed to his prior spells in Boston and London. He is enjoying it both on and off the pitch.
Matt Turner said
“When you come from downtown Boston and then London, you think you’re going into the middle of nowhere when you really aren’t. Nottingham is a great city, it’s a great community.”
The player has developed a bond with the Forest supporters. He has felt emotionally uplifted by the support. Matt Turner further added on this saying
“It’s a huge honour to be loved by the fans here, it’s such a historic club. My family and I have been speechless. It just makes you want to show up to work every day and repay that love but also continue to earn it.”
Turner conveyed a feeling of grounded self-assurance on his performances. He said
“What I’ve been happy about is that I really feel like I’ve left it all out there in every game. Clean sheets are great, but results are what matters at the end of the day.”
During the weekend’s game, Nottingham Forest lost to Man City 2-0. Nuno Tavares, an Arsenal loanee, had a nightmare of a game and was hurt in the first half, forcing him to be replaced.
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