Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly open to loaning out Djed Spence, with Wolves having recently been linked with the full-back.
According to 90min, the north London giants are ready to sanction Spence’s temporary exit so he can get minutes under his belt.
Spence, who could cost Spurs up to £20 million, has hardly played so far this season.
He’s made just six appearances for Spurs across all competitions, for a total of just 41 minutes.
Antonio Conte has been reluctant to turn to Spence, with Emerson Royal his first choice to play at right wing-back, and Matt Doherty also an option.
Recently, it was claimed that Wolves had interest in the 22-year-old. CBS journalist Ben Jacobs claimed Julen Lopetegui likes the player.
But he also stated that Tottenham were dismissive of the idea of Spence departing. They wanted him as part of their plans moving forwards.
It is mentioned that Spurs are looking at potentially bringing in Pedro Porro from Sporting CP. That would be another barrier to regular minutes for Spence.
But 90min suggest Spurs would now be open to loaning Spence out.
A number of clubs are circling, including Bournemouth, Crystal Palace, Southampton and West Ham United.
Championship league leaders Burnley are also keen, and his old club Middlesbrough would also apparently be open to bringing him back.
Wolves’ issues at right-back this season have been well documented.
Nelson Semedo and Jonny Castro Otto have both struggled. Although the former has improved recently, Lopetegui may want to freshen things up.
Djed Spence on loan could be a great bit of business by Wolves
It will be interesting to see if this is something Wolves fancy doing.
Spence has endured a frustrating time at Spurs so far, and is probably itching to play.
He’ll feel he has something to prove, after being signed by a big club last summer and then just not playing.
Wolves could be signing a young player that’s hungry.
But one gets the feeling any move would depend on one of Semedo or Jonny leaving.
It was reported last month that Wolves could sanction Semedo’s exit if the terms were right. There haven’t yet been any claims Jonny could leave.