Tottenham sent scouts to watch Brennan Johnson in action yesterday as Nottingham Forest drew 1-1 against Wolves.

According to Football Insider, representatives from Tottenham were at the City Ground yesterday to watch the Reds’ star man in action.

Fabio Paratici was at the City Ground fairly frequently last season as the club monitored the form of Djed Spence who they did land in the summer.

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Johnson is very much one of Forest’s most important players. The Reds forward has scored 10 goals in all competitions during 2022/23, including eight in the Premier League.

At 21, the Forest academy graduate is growing with every passing month. Last season he scored 19 goals and claimed 10 assists, with the Reds winning promotion to the top flight.

Steve Cooper is a big fan of Johnson and he won’t want to see his star man leave. After a 4-1 win over Blackburn in the Carabao Cup, he called him ‘excellent’, with Johnson scoring twice.

The latest claims won’t come as a shock really. With Johnson now beginning to really shine in the Premier League, it’s only natural that other clubs will look at him.

Tottenham sent scouts to watch Johnson against Wolves

Signing for a club like Tottenham would be an attractive proposition for any player. They are in the middle of yet another transition but qualifying for the Champions League is still a real possibility.

Johnson is Forest through and through. He has risen through the ranks and was born in Nottingham, growing up supporting the club.

There will come a time, however, when a bigger club comes calling. Forest fans won’t want to hear it, but that’s football and huge clubs will always be keen to take players from the rest.

Tottenham Hotspur v Nottingham Forest - Premier League
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From a Forest perspective, there couldn’t have been a worse day for Tottenham to take a look at him. Johnson was outstanding against Wolves and surely Spurs were happy with what they saw.

If the Reds remain in the Premier League, keeping hold of Johnson should be a foregone conclusion. If the unthinkable happens and they go down, however, someone will surely snap him up for next season.

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