BBC Sport football

IN ASSOCIATION WITH

Related BBC sites

Page last updated at 17:17 GMT, Tuesday, 24 March 2009

Watford sign Rose from Tottenham

Watford

Tottenham's 18-year-old midfielder Danny Rose has joined Watford on loan for the rest of the season.

Rose joined Spurs from Leeds United at the start of last season.

"Danny was a boy I was aware of from his time at Elland Road," Watford manager Brendan Rogers told the Hornets' website.

"He has got a big talent. He has been injured for a while but we have taken him to have a look at him, with a view to next season as well."

He added: "He has good energy and real intelligence with the ball. Technically he's a good player but he also has commitment and it's very important that players have that."

A regular for the reserves at White Hart Lane, Rose made the first-team bench for the visit of Sunderland in January 2008 and represented England at Under-18 level three months later, but his subsequent progress has been hampered by injury.

Rodgers is also interested in Estonian international defender Andrei Stepanov, currently on trial at the club.

"We are having a look for a couple of days with a view to something between now and the end of the season to provide cover for our centre-halves," said Rodgers.



Print Sponsor


BBC iD

Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2018 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.