Date: 24th September 2020 at 6:50am
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The Athletic reporter Roshane Thomas has recently discussed the transfer link between West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur’s Danny Rose.

As touted in a recent report by Le 10 Sport, are supposedly eyeing a transfer swoop for the English left-back.

However, David Moyes’ outfit was reported to not be alone in their appreciation of the defender, with Aston Villa also stated as an admirer of the 30-year-old full-back.

While Le 10 Sport’s report insists that French giants Paris Saint-Germain do not want Rose, Italian side Genoa were also linked with possible interest.

So, in the latest episode of The Athletic’s U Irons podcast, Thomas discussed the transfer link between West Ham and the Tottenham defender.

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He said: “Again, [Rose] doesn’t fit the type of player Moyes is trying to bring in. He wants to bring [in] young, exciting players.

“Danny Rose is the same age as Aaron Cresswell and they’re both on the decline, so it makes no sense whatsoever [for] West Ham [to] want to try and sign him.

“You’re better off looking at getting a younger player or someone like a [Mykola] Matviyenko, the Shakhtar Donetsk defender who can play centre-half and left-back. So, he’ll be naturally perfect for the system.

“Or, in [the] worst-case scenario, as David Ornstein revealed in his column, look at someone like an from – not a Danny Rose on the decline.”

TIF Thoughts…

As can be seen in what the journalist had to say, he believes that West Ham should not make a move to sign Rose from Spurs.

Would you be happy if West Ham signed Danny Rose from Spurs?

No, he's not good enough

No, he's not good enough

Yes, he's a solid player

Yes, he's a solid player

Certainly, during his time on loan with Newcastle United last season, the defender was unimpressive as he made 11 Premier League appearances and picked up a 6.47/10 average rating (per WhoScored).

The same average rating for West Ham in the top flight last season would have made him the Irons’ ninth-worst performer.

So, it seems as though the Hammers may be better off staying well clear of a move to sign Rose from Jose Mourinho’s outfit.