Levy's revenge... decision on Tottenham's Danny Rose would be belated insult

Danny Rose of Tottenham holds off pressure from Andrew Cannon (L) and Ian Henderson (R) of Rochdale during The Emirates FA Cup Fifth Round Replay match between Tottenham Hotspur and...

Tottenham have been linked with loaning Danny Rose to Schalke.

Danny Rose of Tottenham holds off pressure from Andrew Cannon (L) and Ian Henderson (R) of Rochdale during The Emirates FA Cup Fifth Round Replay match between Tottenham Hotspur and...

Tottenham Hotspur are being linked with loaning Danny Rose out to German side Schalke, SkySports report.

It would cap a remarkable decline for the left-back, to be loaned out when he was previously valued at £50 million plus.

 

Rose's poor year stems from injury, fitness struggles and mixed form, as well as mental challenges he admits to facing.

Just as damaging was his controversial interview criticising the club and their wage structure and transfer policy, given to The Sun nearly exactly a year ago on August 10 2017.

Danny Rose of Spurs in action during the UEFA Champions League group H match between Tottenham Hotspur and APOEL Nikosia at Wembley Stadium on December 6, 2017 in London, United Kingdom.

Tottenham fined Rose following his outburst and he apologised, but his on pitch battle has meant he has not been able to re-assert his standing on or off the field.

It makes him vulnerable to a sale, and Spurs have been trying to offload him, with The Evening Standard reporting earlier this week that they have slashed their asking price on the left-back.

Sending him out on loan is another extreme, and ensuring it is out of sight in Germany would be an insult to Rose, making clear Tottenham simply do not want him around.

Revenge from chairman Daniel Levy? Very possibly.

Tottenham Hotspur's English chairman Daniel Levy waits for kick off in the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea at White Hart Lane in London, on...

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