Tottenham fans all say the same thing as frozen out Djed Spence shines against Motherwell | The Sun

WITH Tottenham in action during the World Cup – Djed Spence was given a prime opportunity to impress Antonio Conte against Motherwell.

Despite fellow right-sided players Matt Doherty and Emerson Royal both not in Qatar, Spence was still handed his first start for the club.

The 21-year-old has played just 26 minutes in all comps since his £20m move from Middlesbrough.

But the summer signing was given his first proper chunk of game-time in the 4-0 win over the Scottish Premiership outfit.

And although it was a low-key training ground friendly being played behind closed doors, he still made his mark.

Spence proved a constant threat on the right, regularly combining with the impressive Dejan Kulusevski.

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He should have marked his first start for the club with a goal, but was unable to slide hope after being found by the Swede.

Regardless, it was still a valuable 75-minute cameo and many Tottenham fans were thrilled by what they saw.

One said: "Djed Spence has been the best player on the pitch."

A second responded: "How does Djed Spence not start every game man."

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A third chimed in with: "Djed Spence is getting into positions I’ve never seen Emerson ever get to."

While a fourth had clear message for Conte ahead of the Premier League resumption later this month.

He said: "Please start him on Boxing Day."

Spence will get another opportunity to catch Conte's eye when Spurs host Nice on Wednesday week.

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