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Report: Tottenham man Danny Rose to start against Germany

The Tottenham defender is fully deserving of his international debut after impressing with title-chasing Spurs.

Sky Sports are reporting that Tottenham left-back Danny Rose is set to make his England debut against Germany.

The 25-year-old already has 29 caps for the U21's but will finally make the step up to the senior side tonight in Berlin.

Rose has been one of the most consistent performers for Tottenham this season, helping his club achieve the best defensive record in the league, whilst chipping in with a goal and two assists.

Left back has been a problem spot for England since Ashley Cole has been absent from the setup, but not down to a lack of talent. Luke Shaw has been side-lined all season with a broken leg, while Leighton Baines has proven he has the quality, but injuries have taken their toll on the Everton man, with three games in a week proving troublesome. 

Ryan Bertrand has impressed at Southampton all season, but his withdrawal from the squad due to injury has given Roy Hodgson little option but to give Rose his opportunity.

Mauricio Pochettino has lavished praised upon the Spurs left-back, claiming he has been the best in his position all season. He told ESPN:

"So far he has been the best left-back this season. His performances have been great."

For many, an international debut is a nervy one, but Rose will enter the pitch surrounded by familiar faces. He will be joined in the lineup by Tottenham team-mates - Harry Kane, Dele Alli and Eric Dier.

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