Tottenham ace still unsure about return date, FA Cup semi-final now a doubt - report
By Danny Wright
Tottenham full-back Danny Rose will see a specialist on Friday as he looks to recover from a knee injury, according to a report.
The London Evening Standard reports that the 26-year-old is looking for further advice on his problem as a return date has not yet been clarified.
Rose damaged the medial ligaments in his knee in the goalless draw with Sunderland in January.
Mauricio Pochettino is hoping to have the Spurs star back in his side before the end of the season but it appears likely that Rose will have to wait until May before he can wear the club’s colours again.
The 12-time England international has played 21 games in all competitions for Spurs this season but has missed the last nine fixtures for the club.
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Rose will be hoping to be back before the end of the season in order to reach his 150th competitive match for Tottenham. He is just six appearances shy of the milestone and has scored 10 goals and supplied 21 assists in his time with the club.
Pochettino will be sweating on the fitness of both Rose and Harry Kane ahead of an important FA Cup semi-final showdown with Chelsea on April 22. Rose’s chances of making the Wembley showdown look extremely slim.
Spurs have already been landed with one injury blow this week as it was revealed that Erik Lamela will miss the remainder of the campaign after surgery.
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