Nottingham Forest plan to make bid for Djed Spence amid interest from Tottenham, Arsenal and Brentford | Soccer News
Nottingham Forest are planning to make a bid for Djed Spence to steer him away from the clutches of Tottenham, Arsenal and Brentford.
The right-back was instrumental in Forest’s Premier League promotion campaign while on a season-long loan from Middlesbrough.
Bayern Munich are also among the clubs monitoring his progress there and Spurs and Brentford have reportedly researched him recently.
But Forest will hope they now have a better chance of being their next permanent destination after triumphing over Huddersfield in the play-off final on Sunday.
After the game, Spence appeared to make a comment to former Boro boss Neil Warnock, who was in charge when the 21-year-old was allowed to join Forest last summer, tagging Warnock’s new Twitter account at next to a photo of him celebrating the change. rooms at Wembley.
Boro has preferred Isaiah Jones, who is more of a winger, over Spence this season and is happy with how Jones is fitting into current boss Chris Wilder’s system – meaning Spence will almost certainly leave the Riverside permanently this season. summer, with two years remaining. on his contract there.
Cooper ‘looks forward to a positive future’
Nottingham Forest boss Steve Cooper on Sky Sports Football after their play-off final win:
“I’m really happy for the players and the fans. I think we played well in the first half. And of all the good goals we’ve scored this season, we’ve scored one like that – but that didn’t “It doesn’t matter. And We managed to complete it. Everyone connected with this football club deserves it today. We look forward to a positive future.”
“It’s a relief of course, but it’s a pride. I love being in this football club. It has changed my life. My family is here, the families of the players are here – this football club, it’s It’s belonging to a city. It comes together on match day. We took over Wembley today and are in the Premier League.
“This football club is built on positive eras from the past and we want to build on that. We are proud of that, but at the same time we have to think ‘what if? Can we get the Premier League? Can we play attractive football? What if we could develop young players? And that’s what we did by showing an attitude and a commitment to not getting beat up. We deserve it.
“It’s a glamorous world to be a footballer and a coach, but it’s also a tough and mean world. And I just wanted the players to know that I’ll be their biggest supporter and give them everything through thick and thin. “That’s not to say that I’m soft on them or I don’t demand of them, but everyone likes to be liked. That’s what we tried to do with the players.
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