Remember three weeks ago when we wrote an article abut this craaaaaaaazy rumor that Manchester City might be looking at purchasing Danny Rose during this summer's transfer window? It might not be so far-fetched after all. Richard Jolly is reporting at ESPN that not only is City tracking Rose, but the newly-crowned EPL champions Chelsea might also be looking at him as their left back of the future.
This offseason window has created a perfect storm of speculation for Danny Rose. He's played very well this season, progressing from a player that most of us wanted to shoot into the sun two seasons ago to one of the better left backs in England, and frequently listed as one of Tottenham's best defenders. His improvement has been dramatic thanks to the competition from Spurs' summer signing Ben Davies, and it's been enough for him to grab onto the Tottenham left-back position with both hands and not let go. Oh, and he's now a regular in the England national team.
Both Manchester City and Chelsea are looking for a new left back, and Rose being both a) English and b) good make him a prime target for two clubs that are becoming desperate to meet the UEFA regulations for "homegrown" players. It wouldn't shock me if either or both clubs make a play for Rose this summer. In fact, if both clubs are serious, it could even spark a bidding war. For Danny Rose! I KNOW!
We have no idea if, with Davies on the bench, Mauricio Pochettino would see Rose as expendable, or even if Danny would want to leave Tottenham, but this is starting to look like it might actually be a thing. Early days yet, but it might be time to add Danny Rose to the list of players to whom Spurs might look to sell for crazy money this summer.