Danny Rose has slated former Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp or not giving him a chance to “compete fairly” for the left back position.
Rose’s comments have angered some Spurs fans who feel that Rose should just pipe down and learn to defend instead of demanding a place in the team. His performance against Espanyol on Saturday evening, he should really focus on knuckling down.
The England Under-21 international, who spent last season on loan at Sunderland has also threatened to quit White Hart Lane if he fails to hold down a regular first-team slot under AVB this season. Benoit Assou-Ekotto has not played in pre-season with concerns over his fitness.
“This is the most I’ve played in pre-season,” he told the press.
“It’s nice to have a manager who gives you a chance and is not afraid to drop certain players.”
“Obviously I know Spurs have been in the top four or five clubs for the last five seasons or so, so I know it’s hard for anyone to break through, but at the same time it is frustrating and it’s great that now the gaffer is not afraid to drop people if you’re not performing or training hard enough.
“I enjoyed every minute at Sunderland. It’s a club that I’d love to go and play for again because they’re the only team at this minute which has given me a chance to play week in week out.
“I enjoyed every minute of it and now I’ve experienced it, coming here and sitting on the bench is not something I’d be looking to do.
“I love this club, but if I don’t play regularly then I’m not going to be happy, just like everyone else wouldn’t be happy.
“I wouldn’t be going on loan again. If I wasn’t playing then a loan’s not an option for me now. I want to get settled somewhere, playing week in week out.”
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