Brice Samba has quickly made himself something of a cult figure (noted by the Nottingham Post) at the City Ground and the 25-year-old certainly has an exciting future ahead of him.
The goalkeeper has barely put a foot wrong since joining Forest and has displayed a commanding presence in his box, often coming to the aid of the defence by collecting the ball in the air. Indeed, he has built a great understanding with the likes of Joe Worrall and Tobias Figueiredo, which has helped the team concede just 29 goals in the 31 league games in which he has featured.
Sabri Lamouchi has done a brilliant job with the defence and his decision to bring in Samba is proving inspired, with many fans convinced that the Frenchman has been their best shot-stopper for some time.
Karl Darlow is another who impressed between the posts at Forest in recent years, appearing in 111 games and keeping 35 clean sheets, which was enough to earn a move to the Premier League. Still, many supporters believe that he doesn’t compare to Samba even when he was at his best when the questioned was posed to some of them online.
Who would you rather have in their prime?
That shows how highly fans regard Samba, with the following reactions showing just how popular the shot-stopper is.
Not a chance
— Miss Danielle⭐⭐ (@Miss_Danielle82) February 26, 2020
Not a chance Brice Samba can actually catch a ball from a cross 🙄
— Martin Fretwell (@FretwellMartin) February 26, 2020
No. Darlow was a very good keeper but Brice just has that something extra.
I dont know whether I say that because he is just a great character to have in the club though
— Shaun (@aryan86) February 26, 2020
Brice does have the benefit of probably our best back four in the last 20 years
— Dev (@iaindevenish) February 26, 2020
Don’t be silly..
— Chris (@88RedC) February 26, 2020
No chance. Distribution for a start but he offers so much more. I love how he commands his area. And what a character to have in the team.
— Graeme Fiddes (@graeme_fiddes) February 26, 2020
Darlows never had a prime.
— RedCoz 🌹 (@psychospen) February 26, 2020
Who do you think is the better of the two keepers, Forest fans? Could Samba be the no.1 for years to come? Tell us what you think below…
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