Tottenham Hotspur surprisingly hand new five-year contract to defender

Danny Rose Tottenham warmup

Danny Rose has signed a new contract with the club securing his future until 2019.

With the arrival of Ben Davies from Swansea City last week, the future looked bleak for Danny Rose and it seemed as if a move away from White Hart Lane was a lot more likely than a new contract.

However Mauricio Pochettino obviously rates the left-back as they have given him a new contract and he will now push Ben Davies for a starting spot in the side. The news was revealed on the official Tottenham Hotspur website and Rose will be looking to try and push on after a stop-start few years at the club.

He arrived from Leeds United in 2007 for £1 million initially joining as a winger. He only started to play at left-back following a Harry Redknapp's decision to play him instead of Benoit Assou-Ekotto on a temporary basis. Rose shot to fame when on his first start for the club he scored a thunderous volley against arch-rivals Arsenal.

Since then he failed to cement a place in the Spurs team but had a great campaign when on loan at Sunderland in the 2012-2013 season. He won their young player of the season award and last year made 20 appearances for Spurs in the Premier League.

Hull City were credited with an interest in the 24-year-old earlier this summer and the new contract comes out of the blue and puts an end to any of that speculation.

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