'Mourinho didn't give me a chance'

English Premier League

Following his loan move to Newcastle United, Danny Rose felt he wasn't given a fare chance to prove himself under Jose Mourinho at Tottenham Hotspur.

After falling down the pecking order in North London, Rose secured a loan move to the North East for the remainder of the 2019/2020 season.

Rose was often seen as first choice under former manager Mauricio Pochettino, but that has not been the case in the last couple of months since Mourinho's arrival.

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"I do feel I wasn't given as much of a chance as everybody else in the backline," Rose told BBC Radio 5 Live.

"I did want to play for him."

"I knew after a month [of Mourinho joining] I was never going to play. It was difficult going out to train knowing I wasn't going to play.

"It's not worked out, but full respect to him and what he's doing at the club. He took over with the club 12 points adrift of Chelsea [now in fourth place] and now it's four.

"I have to be honest, I thought I would continue playing."