Report: Everton demand Danny Rose in any Lucas Digne deal

Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur greets Marco Silva, Manager of Everton prior to the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Everton FC at Tottenham Hotspur...

Everton's Lucas Digne continues to be linked with Tottenham Hotspur.

Everton's Lucas Digne

According to The Mirror, Everton would demand Danny Rose in any Tottenham Hotspur move for Lucas Digne – and that may be enough to ward them off.

Digne, 25, joined Everton from Barcelona last summer after struggling for first-team football at the Camp Nou, having mostly been backing up Jordi Alba.

The Frenchman decided to move on last summer by joining Everton alongside teammates Yerry Mina and Andre Gomes, and it's fair to say that he was the biggest success story of the three.

 

Digne hit four goals and four assists for Everton last term, impressing with his attacking play up the left flank whilst relegating veteran Leighton Baines to the bench.

It now seems that Digne is attracting interest, as The Mirror claim that two European clubs want him, whilst Tottenham Hotspur are also keen.

However, it's claimed that Everton would demand Rose in any deal, and that may be enough to send Tottenham looking for other options after Rose got himself back in Mauricio Pochettino's good books.

Danny Rose of Tottenham Hotspur during the UEFA Champions League Final between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at Estadio Wanda Metropolitano on June 1, 2019 in Madrid, Spain.

The report may well be true, but Rose doesn't exactly fit the usual Marcel Brands profile given that he's heading towards 30, with the Dutchman usually preferring to sign talented youngsters.

With cash needed on top of Rose, Tottenham are likely to look elsewhere, especially with Ryan Sessegnon strongly linked with a move from Fulham.

Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur greets Marco Silva, Manager of Everton prior to the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Everton FC at Tottenham Hotspur...

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