A deal has been ‘agreed in principle’ for Watford to sign a rarely seen star seeking to bounce back after his recent Tottenham nightmare, informs the TeamTalk.
The last two seasons at Tottenham have thrown up enough headlines to last a lifetime. Fan favourite Mauricio Pochettino was sacked and replaced by ex-Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho. That appointment lasted just over a year before curiously being relieved of his duties one week before the EFL Cup final. Tottenham would go on to lose that final, further ramping up Harry Kane’s desire to leave amid a lack of silverware in the cabinet.
Furthermore, a number of other Spurs stars have seen their careers stagnate, or worse, decline.
Dele Alli and Danny Rose are two notable examples. In Rose’s case, the 30-year-old was shipped out on loan to Newcastle in 2019/20. Last season, he was thrust into the wilderness after being forced to train with the Under-23s.
Rose put a positive spin on his Tottenham career last month as his contract wound down. But ultimately, the last two seasons have all but ended the once-England regular’s international hopes.
However, from a club standpoint, Rose is on the verge of a fresh start.
The Athletic report that the left-back has ‘agreed a deal in principle to sign for Watford‘.
The Hornets won promotion back to the Premier League at the first time of asking last year.
Bringing a veteran with the experience of Rose on board appears to be a canny move. That’s because it is not inconceivable he beats out Adam Masina for the starting left-back job.