Newcastle United seem to have completely ruled themselves out of the permanent signing of Tottenham Hotspur defender Danny Rose, according to the Evening Standard.
As per the outlet, Spurs now believe that it will be difficult to find a buyer from the Premier League for the £14.4m-valued man, with the Tyneside club indicating that they are not interested in a permanent transfer.
Indeed, Rose spent the second half of the 2019/20 season on loan at St James’ Park from the Lilywhites having moved to the northeast in the January transfer window, playing in 13 matches in all competitions under Steve Bruce (via Transfermarkt).
Should Newcastle sign Rose permanently given the chance?
The 30-year old was limited to just 16 games for Tottenham in all competitions last season before his move to the Magpies, having played the full 90 minutes in just 11 of those (as per Transfermarkt).
However, with Newcastle reportedly set to confirm the signing of left-back Jamal Lewis from Norwich City for £15m, perhaps it would be wise for them to avoid signing Rose on a permanent deal.
The English international is 30 now and, even though he may be available for a cheaper price given that Spurs seemingly would like to get him off of their books, perhaps it is not worth investing the money that it would take to get his signature over the line.
Newcastle could use any money they have left in the transfer kitty to invest elsewhere should Bruce feel that he still needs to strengthen his squad for the new campaign.
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