Sessegnon lauds Tottenham and Arsenal target Spence after win
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Sessegnon lauds Tottenham and Arsenal target Spence after win

Djed Spence has been lauded by a host of teammates and rival players on Instagram after the reported Tottenham and Arsenal target’s starring role in one of the upsets of the fourth round of the FA Cup on Sunday.

Of course, many of the headlines were dominated by non-league Boreham Wood beating Championship side Bournemouth. But that result only spared a portion of the blushes for Leicester City.

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The Premier League side and current holders were beaten emphatically by Nottingham Forest at the City Ground. And it was Spence who rounded off the scoring, poking the ball home for the home side’s fourth.

It was a result that highlighted how dangerous Steve Cooper’s side have become. But it was also a performance that highlighted that Spence is on his way right to the top.

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The right-back was outstanding. Ian Wright said he was ‘unbelievable‘ in their previous win in the competition, against the Gunners.

Tottenham director Fabio Paratici reportedly watched the defender on Sunday. Reports claimed in the days before the tie that Arsenal were still keen on the 21-year-old, who did attract a deadline day bid from Spurs.

Jonathan Woodgate suggested that another £10 million had been added to his price-tag. Certainly, his performances have dealt a blow to Forest’s hopes of keeping the on-loan star.

But perhaps, Tottenham and Arsenal are also in danger of missing out.

‘Next stop Man City’: Tottenham and Arsenal target Spence backed for highest level

Spence took to social media following the victory. Amongst those to reply was Ryan Sessegnon. The pair were together at Fulham. And Sessegnon may be hoping for a reunion at Tottenham.

However, the youngster can perhaps set his sights even higher. Another to send a message was Lyle Taylor. The striker is currently on loan at Birmingham from Forest.

And he admitted that he is starting to become pessimistic about Forest signing him permanently. He suggested that Manchester City may be wanting to take a look…

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