Djed Spence Joins Tottenham
Djed Spence becomes the latest signing for Tottenham and head coach Antonio Conte. Antonio Conte looking to build a team that can compete for the league and other cups adds Spence to his team However, Djed Spence impressed on loan at Nottingham Forest in the Championship last season, helping them reach the Premier League. Also, he has now joined Tottenham in a deal that could rise to £20m with add-ons. Spence has signed a five-year contract until June 2027. The right wing-back, who completed a medical at Hotspur Way on Friday, has signed until June 2027 after Spurs agreed a deal that will see them pay an initial £12.5m, with a further £7.5m coming in performance-related add-ons.
Furthermore, the 21-year-old made 46 appearances on loan for Nottingham Forest last season and there was a chance he might have joined Steve Cooper’s side on a permanent deal this summer. But Spence has become Spurs’ sixth major signing of the season, following the arrivals of Ivan Perisic, Fraser Forster, Yves Bissouma, Richarlison and loanee Clement Lenglet.
Djed Spence Speaking About His Move
“I’m thankful I’m here and I’ve got the opportunity to play for the club. It’s a privilege to be here.
“I can’t wait to meet the players, the staff and obviously the manager and train with the team.
“I’m a very chilled character, I’m very humble. Everything’s about football with me, I’ve dedicated my whole life to it.
“I’ll bring excitement, skill, speed. I just want to excite the fans and play well.”
Skysports Reporter Dharmesh Sheth Speaking About Tottenham’s Recruitment
“Tottenham fans must be thinking, ‘what is going on in this transfer window’ because normally they’re used to waiting until the last week or deadline day to complete their signings.
“But there has been a real push from Antonio Conte and Fabio Paratici to say, ‘we want to get our business done early, we’re now in the Champions League and a different market than we were in before’.
“When you look at the six signings they’ve made, this is turning into Conte and Paratici’s Tottenham. Signing a player like Ivan Perisic is a signing Conte would’ve pushed for, Fraser Forster is cover for Hugo Lloris.
“It feels like the loan signing of Clement Lenglet means he has another defender in mind. Conte could have one eye on Alessandro Bastoni’s contract situation at Inter Milan.
“Maybe if he doesn’t sign a new deal, they can swoop in for him next summer. Spurs really are building something.”