Danny Rose signs new five-year contract with Tottenham, leaving Spurs fans shocked and outraged on Twitter
Rose is clearly not the most popular man on Tottenham High Road
Thursday 31 July 2014
Tottenham Hotspur left-back Danny Rose signed a new five-year contract with the club today, and soon his name began trending on Twitter, but not for reasons he would have liked - the news went down as well with the White Hart Lane faithful as a Jack Wilshere celebratory FA Cup song.
The 24-year-old moved to Spurs from Leeds in July 2007, and despite lashing in a thunderous volley against rivals Arsenal on his league debut, his time so far with Spurs has been remembered more for its faults, including the one to allow Tomas Rosicky to score in the Gunners' 2-0 FA Cup win back in January.
His future at Spurs looked like it was seriously in question when the club signed 21-year-old left-back Ben Davies from Swansea last week, making today's announcement all the more surprising.
It all started at 3.30pm today, when Spurs unveiled their triumphant news on Twitter. The responses were far from positive - from "Let the meltdown begin" to "Please tell me you are joking".
We are delighted to announce that Danny Rose has committed his future to the Club with the signing of a new five-year contract.Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) July 31, 2014
Another five years of Danny Rose. Let that sink in. Slowly. Painfully. Let it sink in.(@SpursInTheBlood) July 31, 2014
Then the memes began:
Oh no Danny Rose is staying for 5 years !!!!!!! pic.twitter.com/tGhoOI0WK1joe millward thfc (@josephmillward1) July 31, 2014
Danny Rose has been given a new 5 year contract? pic.twitter.com/vC3ditYGG9JamesGooner88 (@JamesGooner88) July 31, 2014
Danny Rose signs new 5-year deal at Spurs... pic.twitter.com/IR5pXiZ6ZdAndrew Allen (@AAllenSport) July 31, 2014
Rose will be hoping to use the next five years to win over those aggrieved supporters.
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