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When the Mill read that Danny Rose is about to become the subject of a bidding war between Manchester United and Manchester City, we put “Danny Rose” into Google and discovered he’s a left-back who played for Tottenham Hotspur 10 months ago. Then we imagined meeting him, handing him a pen and paper and asking him to write down all the reasons he should shun his suitors and stay at Spurs. In this made-up scene Rose paused to think, chewing the top of the pen as he did so. Then he bit the top off and swallowed it before scoffing the rest, too. He wouldn’t be needing that pen. He took the sheet of paper and made it into a plane, as if to say that it can fly down the wing at Wembley for Spurs instead, because he’s off to Manchester. And why not?

Not that Mauricio Pochettino is bothered. Because he has a cunning plan, albeit one that depends on Rose opting for United instead of becoming Benjamin Mendy’s stand-in at City. Because if Rose does choose Old Trafford, then Spurs…



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