Spurs Secure Kane’s Replacement with Brennan’s Arrival from Forest

Tottenham has added a fresh dimension to their attack with the acquisition of Brennan Johnson from Nottingham Forest.

The 22-year-old Welsh forward has joined Ange Postecoglou’s squad, providing much-needed depth following Harry Kane’s move to Bayern Munich. This signing also offers competition for Richarlison in the forward positions.

Johnson left an impression in the Premier League last season, playing a pivotal role in Forest’s promotion to the top flight, his boyhood club. With 20 international caps, he notched up eight goals and three assists, contributing to Steve Cooper’s side narrowly avoiding relegation back to the Championship.

Now, Johnson aims to elevate his career further in North London, joining the ranks of talents like James Maddison, Heung-Min Son, and Dejan Kulusevski. Additionally, he reunites with international teammate Ben Davies.

Despite Kane’s departure last month, Spurs have shown promise, particularly with the astute signing of Maddison. Postecoglou welcomes Johnson as another speedy asset to implement an attacking brand of football.

Nottingham Forest had previously resisted two bids from Brentford for Johnson, who can excel in various positions across the front three. His departure, however, aids them in meeting Financial Fair Play requirements.

Forest had earlier secured the signature of Callum Hudson-Odoi from Chelsea on deadline day, attempting to cushion the impact of losing their star player.