Paris Saint-Germain manager Thomas Tuchel has refused to rule out a move for Danny Rose before the end of the month while hinting he recognises the Tottenham defender’s ability.
Rose has been linked with a move to PSG in the last few days, although recent reports suggest the French champions are more interested in Atletico Madrid left-back Filipe Luis.
In a press conference on Tuesday, Tuchel was asked about a possible move for Rose before the European transfer window closes on August 31st.
“I will not comment on transfer rumours,” Tuchel said, according to ESPN’s France correspondent Jonathan Johnson.
“I will simply say that I came up against Tottenham Hotspur three years ago and it took me three days to work out how best to combat him (Rose).”
Tuchel is referring to the 2015/16 Europa League meeting between Tottenham and Borussia Dortmund, who he was managing at the time, during arguably Rose’s best spell as a Spurs player.
Since then, the 28-year-old has lost his place in Mauricio Pochettino’s preferred line-up to Ben Davies, and Spurs have apparently been listening to offers for Rose all summer.
Whether there is enough time for Rose to seal a move to a foreign club in the next few days – or whether indeed Rose is keen to move abroad – remains a mystery.