Danny Rose has returned to Tottenham’s pre-season squad for the Audi Cup, but it’s unclear whether his presence will affect the club’s pursuit of Fulham starlet Ryan Sessegnon.
Rose was left out of the squad for the tour of Asia as he was exploring possibilities with other clubs. However, it seems the left-back was unable to secure a transfer and is now back in the first-team picture for this week’s Audi Cup games in Munich.
Spurs had been expected to sign Sessegnon as a long-term replacement for Rose, although Fulham manager Scott Parker has said the Cottagers will “try everything” to keep hold of the teenager.
And now, with Mauricio Pochettino seemingly willing to reintegrate Rose into the squad, perhaps Sessegnon is no longer a priority signing. After all, he is out of contract at the end of next season – Tottenham could wait until then and sign him on a free transfer.
Most Spurs fans would be happy to see Rose stay for another season, and the club would surely be delighted to get Sessegnon for nothing rather than pay Fulham’s reported £25 million asking price this summer.
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