The group of boys who have come through the ranks at the same time remain close and are helping support each other from afar during lockdown.
“I think that’s the most important thing [keeping in touch],” explained Garner.
“I’ve been with Angel since what six, seven and eight. Since I was a kid. We grew up together in the Academy and we still keep in touch. All the boys – Mason [Greenwood], Brandon [Williams]. We’re all such a tight-knit group that I don’t think that will ever change.
“Dylan [Levitt] is out in Croatia and it’s great for him to experience a different country and different types of grounds. I saw a video the other week of the pitches he’s playing on and it’s different to what he’s used to so it’s good experience for him.”
Forest’s next game is on Friday, at Cardiff City, before entertaining QPR on Monday afternoon.