Nottingham Forest want Djed Spence during the summer but only if they are successful in their quest to win promotion to the Premier League.

According to Football League World, the Reds are leading the chase for his signature after a stellar campaign at the City Ground.

Spence has been inspired under the management of Steve Cooper. In March he made his debut for the England under-21 outfit.

Forest want Djed Spence
Forest want Djed Spence; Photo; Athena Pictures; Getty Images)

The 21-year-old has made 41 appearances for the Reds, scoring three goals and claiming five assists.

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One of his goals came against QPR in March. His stunning effort is sure to be on the club’s shortlist for Goal of the Season.

Spence will depart Middlesbrough in the summer. He is likely to be valued between £12m and £15m by the Championship outfit and a whole host of clubs will be keen.

The youngster has clearly enjoyed his football at Forest. Having fallen down the pecking order under Neil Warnock it was uncertain when he signed where his mindset would be.

From day one, he’s showcased a point to prove. He has worked tirelessly to do well for the team and he’s benefited from having a coach like Cooper to nurture him.

Forest want Djed Spence permanent deal

This news will naturally delight the Forest faithful. The fan base have been really pleased with Spence and they’d love to see him sign permanent terms at the club.

Tottenham, Arsenal, Liverpool and Bayern Munich are all keen on signing Spence. Those clubs are unlikely to offer him as much football as Forest could, however.

Forest want Djed Spence
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That could see Forest a viable destination for Spence. He knows all about the club and he’d surely welcome regular action in the Premier League.

Spence is a player with bags of unfulfilled potential. He’s a player who ticks lots of boxes for Forest and as a result, he’d be an extremely popular addition on a permanent basis.

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