Tottenham set for fresh talks with Middlesbrough in bid to agree £16m deal for Djed Spence – and full-back is decided to be Antonio Conte’s fourth summer season signing
- Tottenham are resuming talks with Middlesbrough for full-back Djed Spence
- Initial talks weren’t profitable as the 2 golf equipment have been unable to agree a charge
- Spurs are nonetheless eager to signal the defender and enhance their homegrown quota
Tottenham are resuming talks with Middlesbrough for full-back Djed Spence as they appear to iron out a £16m charge.
Initial talks weren’t profitable in discovering an settlement because the Championship aspect need not less than £15m plus add-ons.
However, Spurs are prepared to make a fresh method, with the defender additionally decided to be a part of Antonio Conte‘s squad.
Tottenham are poised for fresh talks with Middlesbrough in bid to signal defender Djed Spence
The 21-year-old impressed on mortgage at Nottingham Forest final season and has attracted numerous enquiries.
He will even enhance Tottenham’s homegrown quota.
Spence was unfancied by former Boro boss Neil Warnock, who despatched him out on mortgage to Forest final summer season, however his excellent season on the City Ground has made him one of many highest-rated younger defenders in England.
Spence is an England Under-21 worldwide and one of many nation’s highest-rated defenders
He made 46 appearances in all competitions as Steve Cooper’s aspect gained promotion to the Premier League by way of the play-offs and he was named in the Championship group of the season.
Tottenham are aiming to get their switch business finished early this summer season, with Spence set to develop into Conte’s fourth signing of the window after Ivan Perisic, Fraser Forster and Yves Bissouma.
The 21-year-old, who was born in London and performed for Fulham’s academy, will battle it out with Emerson Royal and Matt Doherty for the right-back spot at Spurs.