Pochettino reveals what Tottenham plan to do about controversial Rose interview
By Abigail Withey
Mauricio Pochettino has made it clear that Danny Rose still has a future the Tottenham following claims he made in a recent interview.
The 27-year-old defender recently spoke about not being paid the wages he felt he deserved during what has turned out to be an extremely controversial interview with The Sun.
His comments threw question marks over the defender’s future with Tottenham but Pochettino has quashed all speculation of an exit from the first-team squad or potential fall-out between the pair.
Pochettino has now hinted that Tottenham are considering disciplinary action as their next step and insists that it is “in the club’s hands”.
Now his boss has spoken about the importance of his apology and has clearly stated that both parties would move on from the issues.
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The Spurs boss said: “Nothing has changed in my vision or perception here. The moment he apologised we moved on and it was the past.”
“It was good for him to apologise,” he said, and was quoted in The Mirror. “Now we move on.”
The north London manager stated that everyone was relaxed about the situation.
“The player is calm and were calm. I forgive him and now we move on.”
The 27-year-old has been frustrated over previous months after he was sidelined with a knee ligament injury which led him to miss 21 games towards the latter half of the season.
For now, Pochettino will turn his focus to his current fit members of the squad ahead of their Premier League clash against Newcastle away at St. James’ Park at the weekend.
Ben Davies is likely to continue to fill the vacant spot at left-back.
In other Tottenham news, Ian Wright has named more Spurs players than Arsenal in his 2017-18 dream team.