Nottingham Forest fullback Djed Spence is not suited to Arsenal according to Stewart Downing. The retired England international made this known in a chat with betting expert as he said that the player is more suited to London rivals Tottenham Hotspur and Brentford.
Stewart Downing said that Spence would really thrive as a wingback for Antonio Conte at Spurs and that the playing style at Brentford would bring the best out of him. Speaking further, Downing said Spence might need to show another level to play at Arsenal who employ a back four under Mikel Arteta at the moment.
Spence is currently on loan at Nottingham Forest from Middlesbrough. The young fullback signed for Nottingham Forest at the start of the season and he’s expected to return to Boro at the end of his loan spell at the City Ground. His last game for Nottingham Forest would be the English Championship playoff final clash with Huddersfield Town with a Premier League spot on the line. Huddersfield Town sealed a place in the playoff final by beating Luton Town over two legs, while Nottingham Forest secured their place in the playoff final after their penalty shootout win over Sheffield United during the second leg of their playoff semifinal tie. The winner of the playoff final clashbetween Nottingham Forest and Huddersfield Town will secure promotion to the Premier League. The winner will join Bournemouth and Fulham as the three promoted teams in the Premier League next season. Fulham won the English Championship title this season, while Bournemouth were runners-up with the two teams securing Premier League promotion as a result.
On Spence, Stewart Downing said his immense footballing abilities were evident when he signed for Boro on the back of being released by Fulham. Downing was at Boro at the time of his transfer to the club.