Report shares result of Danny Rose's scan, and when he is likely to return for Spurs

Danny Rose of Tottenham Hotspur is challenged by Anthony Knockaert of Brighton and Hove Albion during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Brighton and Hove Albion at...

Tottenham Hotspur's Danny Rose could be back in action by the end of the month.

Danny Rose of Tottenham Hotspur is challenged by Anthony Knockaert of Brighton and Hove Albion during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Brighton and Hove Albion at...

According to the London Evening Standard, Tottenham Hotspur defender Danny Rose is set to return for the clash against Manchester United later this month.

Rose, 27, missed nine months of 2017 with a knee injury suffered against Sunderland last January, and has been eased back into action.

Danny Rose of Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Southampton at Wembley Stadium on December 26, 2017 in London, England.

The England international left back has now made nine appearances in all competitions this season, but concerns over his knee have arisen once again.

Rose was left out of the Spurs squad for games against Swansea City and West Ham United over the last week, and it seems that the injury which kept him out for most of 2017 has flared up again.

Now, the London Evening Standard report that the results of a scan show that Rose's injury isn't too serious, and he is aiming to return for the game against Manchester United on January 31st.

Danny Rose of Tottenham Hotspur is challenged by Fernandinho of Manchester City during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at Etihad Stadium on December...

That would be somewhat ironic given United's lengthy pursuit of Rose, but the injury may actually ensure that Rose sees out the transfer window as a Tottenham player.

Ben Davies will feature as Tottenham's primary left wing back in the meantime, and Rose will be hoping to make a swift recovery and once again challenge Davies for a starting role.

Danny Rose of Tottenham Hotspur runs with the ball during the UEFA Champions League group H match between Tottenham Hotspur and APOEL Nicosia at Wembley Stadium on December 6, 2017 in...

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