Nottingham Forest fans worship Djed Spence and it would appear Tottenham fans are keen to see him more often too.
The Reds promotion winner made 44 appearances during 2021/22 and became a hit with the supporters.
It became obvious, however, that Spence wouldn’t be signing permanent terms at Forest during the January transfer window.
Tottenham were considering a move for him then and they were always going to return for him in the summer.
That development last season had seen Spence set his heart on a desire to move to the North London giants to further his career.
Tottenham did eventually get their man after a long chase, signing the youngster for around £20 million.
Many Forest fans have claimed it was a disgrace that the Reds didn’t pounce but ultimately the defender had no desire to join.
Before Saturday, Spence had only played for one minute in the Premier League and that came at the City Ground in August.
Antonio Conte has been open in expressing that signing the 22-year-old wasn’t his idea during the summer.
But, on Saturday he introduced Spence in a home game for the first time and he received a wonderful ovation.
As a result, it seems clear that there is a future for him at Spurs and clearly, the supporters are keen to see him play more.
Tottenham fans give Spence rousing reception
Forest fans should forget any notion of signing the youngster on loan during the January transfer window.
He appears to be edging close to a starting berth and he’s working hard behind the scenes.
Although Conte sees him as an option for the future, he’s a head coach that has a reputation for rewarding hard work.
Spence won’t be going anywhere on loan during the January transfer window.
Furthermore, Forest won’t be washing their hands of Neco Williams just yet after forking out £17 million to sign him in the summer.
Spence was given a brilliant welcome to Tottenham by the supporters and he will now be craving more game time.
As for Forest, they will have to stop pining for Spence with his time at the club now nothing but a distant memory.