According to sources who spoke to Football Insider, Tottenham is negotiating a late-window loan fee for Djed Spence with Leeds United that is more over £1 million.
The Premier League powerhouses and the Championship powerhouses are in negotiations for the 23-year-old right-back to join them on a season-long contract, but there are several rivals in the running.
Spence’s loan from Spurs has been approved, but the club also demands that his salary be paid for the duration of the loan and a seven-figure loan fee.
As they attempt to advance the transaction on Tuesday, Leeds is prepared to make Spence a loan offer.
After agreeing to a deal earlier in the window for Joe Rodon, they have already brought in one defender on loan from Tottenham this summer.
A substantial exodus of the club’s best stars has prompted manager Daniel Farke to request significant reinforcements in the last days before the deadline.
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Tyler Adams and Rodrigo have completed permanent moves, although others, like Brenden Aaronson, Jack Harrison, Robin Koch, Rasmus Kristensen, and Marc Roca, have taken advantage of loan release clauses in their contracts to move on to new teams for the current season.
A number of jobs, including both full-back positions, are being filled by Leeds.
In none of Tottenham’s three Premier League games this season, Spence, who is far down the list of priorities, has been named to the matchday squad.
In the summer of 2022, the defender joined Spurs from Middlesbrough for an initial fee of £12.5 million, which increased to £20 million with add-ons. Since then, the defender has only made six senior appearances for Spurs.
The player, who was born in London, was on loan to French club Rennes for the second part of the previous campaign.
Other news includes a proposal from Leeds United for a player with 56 Premier League appearances.