In an appearance on Sky Sports (08/03/2023) from 22:00 onwards, former Tottenham star Danny Rose took a swipe at the club after the team crashed out of the Champions League, but had to stop himself for fear of being banned from the training ground.
Rose made 214 appearances for Tottenham (Transfermarkt) during his time with the club and was part of the side that lost in the Champions League final back in 2019.
He was released on a free transfer in the summer of 2021 after falling out of favour at the club, but has remained close to Tottenham in the years since.
Rose is currently a free agent, but the 32-year-old began training with Spurs last year to keep himself sharp (Daily Mail).
Rose watched Tottenham limp out of the Champions League this week, after failing to overturn AC Milan’s one-goal advantage from the first leg of their knockout tie.
The performance from the Spurs players and the situation at the club left Rose with plenty to say.
He said: “Going at the hierarchy… I still look to go into the Spurs training ground so I’ll have to be careful what I say but I think that everybody has to be held accountable.
“I heard recently Daniel Levy said that the signings have not been great and it’s bizarre as I’m sure I said something like that six years ago and got fined two weeks wages but here we are.
“Everybody has to be held accountable and I think it will be interesting to see where they go from here until the end of the season.”
Rose appeared to be referencing when he gave an interview to the press stating that Tottenham were signing players he had to Google back in 2017 (Standard).
Meanwhile, Daniel Levy did admit earlier this year that recruitment at the club had not been good enough in recent years (Athletic).
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Former Spurs player Danny Rose has his say on the club… ⤵️pic.twitter.com/bQ1B7HAiYI
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Spurs Web Opinion
The result and performance last night, and indeed the whole season, has been so devoid of passion and fight and it’s depressing to watch.
This season feels like a write-off, and something drastically needs to change at the club, from the top to the bottom.
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