Manchester Evening News peddling rubbish again
As is often the case with the Manchester Evening News they have got their story wrong. Spurs do not fear of losing Danny Rose this summer and any interest in Celtic left-back Kieran Tierney is for a player of the future.
Tierney is being watched by a host of clubs but at only 19-years-old (20 in June) he may well need more time to develop. Not everyone is Dele Alli, besides he would have to learn how we play, how everyone in the system plays and get to our level of fitness.
He wouldn't achieve that during pre-season and he would have to start as a backup player. Still the Manchester newspaper have an agenda, they have to angle stories in favour of City or United, even if that means stretching the boundaries of credibility.
I have read stories suggesting Jose Mourinho has dropped his interest, then the Daily Star, of course, and the Manchester Evening News showing their lack newsworthy credibility by quoting an incorrect story from, of all people, MEN Sport.
"M.E.N. Sport understands Spurs have intensified their interest in the 19-year-old since they are expected to lose Danny Rose to Manchester City, where Pep Guardiola is planning a defensive overhaul."
That, as you know, is complete and utter codswallop, there is NO expectation of losing Rose, quite the opposite. I place the Manchester Evening News in the same dustbin as the Daily Star, Football Insider, Harold 'Steptoe' Hotspur and the like.
I haven't seen or heard anything that suggests we are chasing Kierney hard, merely watching his progress and he wouldn't be ready for first team football in any case as he is playing the equivalent of League One football each week. He would need time to learn the and time to adjust to the Premier League.
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