Schalke were reportedly interested in signing Tottenham Hotspur left-back Danny Rose but the chances of the England international moving to the Bundesliga side have now completed ended, after Schalke signed another left-sided defender.
The Mirror claimed Rose, 28, was interesting both Schalke and Paris Saint-Germain with Premier League clubs still allowed to sell players, but unable to purchase them due to the window closing early on August 9.
It is believe the former Leeds United academy prospect is worth a huge £50million, with doubts surrounding his future at Spurs after dropping down the pecking order behind Wales international Ben Davies.
However, Rose will not be joining Schalke before the end of the transfer window after the German club bought a new left-back in Morocco international Hamza Mendyl from French Ligue 1 outfit Nice.
It leaves Rose with just a fortnight left until the window for foreign clubs slams shut, with a decision to make on whether he wants to stay and fight for his place on the left side of defence at Spurs - or chance his arm elsewhere.
Rose has three years remaining on his contract at Spurs, but it remains to be seen how long he will be content at Spurs if he is forced to play second fiddle.
Spurs could be willing to let Rose leave the club, with Kyle Walker-Peters acting as third cover for both Kieran Trippier and Serge Aurier at right-back, as well as 5ft 7in Rose and Davies on the left.
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