Tottenham defender Danny Rose has dismissed speculation of move away from the club this summer, according to ESPN.
Rose had been linked with Manchester United and Manchester City at the start of last season, following an interview wwhere he said that he wanted to be paid what he is worth and that he hopes to play for a northern club before he retires.
However, Rose has now brushed away the speculation and said he is already looking forward to preseason and competing for a starting position alongside Ben Davies.
The interview happened 10 months ago. I regret nothing, I didn’t tell any lies. But there’s no point talking about it. I like to think everyone has moved on. I’m here and I’m looking forward to coming back to preseason, and hopefully me and Ben can start fresh and fight for the No. 1 position. I fancy myself against anybody in the league.
Rose spoke of his desire to win trophies in August’s interview, and questioned Tottenham’s transfer strategy.
His manager Mauricio Pochettino, recently on similar issues, calling on the club to be “brave and take risks” in order to challenge for the title.
Asked about the manager’s comments, Rose said:
I’ve learned my lesson speaking about that sort of stuff. But it’s good that the manager has come out and said that. I hope the manager, his coaching staff, the recruitment staff and the chairman can all come together and give the manager what he wants. I’m fully behind whatever happens in the offseason. I hope we get some good recruits to help us push on. As the manager said, the next step now is to hopefully win something next year.