Newcastle United full-back Danny Rose has again spoken positively about Sunderland, on Don E Music’s Instagram channel.
Rose spent the 2012/13 campaign on loan at Sunderland when he was a young player, and he has always said that he seriously enjoyed his time at the Stadium of Light.
Rose is now on loan at the Black Cats’ bitter rivals, Newcastle, but that has not changed his feelings about the Wearsiders.
“I went to Sunderland in 2012 and played the full year.
It was unreal,” Rose said.
“That was the first time that I was treated like a first-team player and playing every week and doing well.
“I started to love football again, and after that I was never going back to being on the bench.”
Rose’s time at Sunderland really helped establish him as a first-team player at Tottenham.
Rose became Spurs’s first-choice full-back shortly after, and his career went from strength to strength after.
The England international had been Spurs’s first choice full-back for years, before slipping down the pecking order more recently.
Rose has now gone to Newcastle, and there is a feeling that his loan move could be made permanent in the summer.
Rose has quickly become a regular starter for Newcastle, and has made a fairly positive start to his career at St. James’ Park, even though the suspension of Premier League football has curtailed his progress.