Tottenham Hotspur are set to step up their bid to sign right-wing-back starlet Djed Spence as The Telegraph share a big transfer update.
The Lowdown: Spurs eye move…
Spurs head coach Antonio Conte is keen on landing the 21-year-old who shone on loan at Nottingham Forest from Middlesbrough over the 2021/2022 season.
Spence was a key player in helping to guide Forest back to the Premier League, standing out as a consistent threat on the overlap and finishing the Championship campaign as one of their best in terms of average match rating (WhoScored).
Able to solve Tottenham’s homegrown quota issue also, the Lilywhites have taken a firm interest in the Englishman, with The Telegraph now sharing a big update.
The Latest: Spurs step up…
According to their information, the north Londoners are ‘set to step up their attempts’ to seal the signing of Spence in a ‘£15 million deal’.
While Forest want to make his move permanent, they are ‘braced’ for real competition, with Spurs firmly in the mix.
The Verdict: Get it done…
Called an ‘incredible’ player who ‘massively fits the bill’ for Conte by ex-Tottenham man Alan Hutton (Football Insider), we believe signing Spence is an absolute no-brainer.
At just £15m, Tottenham could go some way to solving their homegrown player problem whilst also adding someone who is a proven threat at RWB.
Known for his pace, Spence also averaged the second-most crosses from out wide for Forest over his 41 second tier starts (WhoScored) – an aspect of his playing style that Conte could deem attractive.
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