Tottenham Hotspur's decision over Danny Rose questioned by pundit


It's been all change at Tottenham Hotspur this summer.

After appointing Jose Mourinho as manager last term the focus has been on rebuilding the playing squad and turning them into a group that can win trophies.

As a result Daniel Levy looked to sign quality and experience, with Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, Joe Hart, Matt Doherty, Gareth Bale, Sergio Reguilon, Carlos Vinicius and Joe Rodon joining the club.

Those deals appear to have galvanised Spurs in the early stages of the season, but you have to spare a thought for those not involved.

A number of players have seen themselves fall down the pecking order under Mourinho, most notably Danny Rose.

The full-back was left out of the club's 25-man squad for the coming season, and with his contract expiring at the end of the campaign it seems that the writing is on the wall for the former England star.

At least that's the view of Michael Brown who says it's 'a shame' how his Tottenham career is ending.

Speaking to Football Insider, Brown said: “This is just what happens, we’ve seen it across the way in north London also.


“It just looks like you’re not going to see him in a Spurs shirt again unless something drastically changes, which is a shame.

“It’s a shame when it gets to that sort of stalemate, that standoff where nothing can be done.”

Brown added: “He can’t do anything, that’s the point.

“It’ll be interesting to see if he’s actually still training and who he’s training with, what group?

“I think that’s the question that we want to find out, what he’s doing day to day?”


GIVEMESPORT'S Phil Spencer says...

You have to feel sorry for Danny Rose.

The player is arguably one of the best left-backs that England has seen over recent years, and that's still very much the case.

He showed as much during his loan spell with Newcastle United.

While his Tottenham career is all-but over, Rose certainly has plenty to offer.

He's more than capable of playing in the Premier League or the Championship, and I'd imagine that he would be attracting plenty of enquiries.

Why a summer move didn't happen, I'm not sure.

But I'm sure it won't be long until we see him performing week in, week out once again.

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