Loads of Tottenham fans have been reacting to their defeat at Southampton, and they are absolutely furious at the performance of Danny Rose.
When Spurs first emerged as a serious title threat under Mauricio Pochettino, it was thanks just as much to his back four as it was to the likes of Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen.
Kyle Walker and Danny Rose were the key men in the gaffer’s system, as he requires his full-backs to cover loads of ground and offer serious attacking quality.
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That attacking quality hasn’t been there this season though, and even more worryingly, the likes of Ben Davies, Kieran Trippier, Serge Aurier and Rose have all proven themselves to be prone to defensive mistakes.
That’s exactly what happened on Saturday afternoon, as Yan Valery cancelled out Kane’s opener courtesy of Rose simply allowing the ball to run past him.
It was a ludicrous piece of defending, followed immediately by James Ward-Prowse’s wondrous winning goal and then Rose’s removal from the match.
The 28 year-old looks a shell of his former self, and the Twitter reactions down below are desperate for some new full-backs this summer…
What defender does that in the 6 yard box? Seriously
We all adore Rose because he does show passion for the shirt, but we also all know he has had a chequered history when it comes to decision making
— ?C? (@ThisIsTottenham) March 9, 2019
I just do not understand what Rose was trying to achieve there. Not a clue who may or may not be behind him!?
— Jide (@JideHowardChase) March 9, 2019
Arrogant. Always say he’s over rated.
— Gary Chapman (@Gazby77) March 9, 2019
Shocking defensive awareness.
— ???????Hywel Lewis??????? (@HywelLewis1882) March 9, 2019
— Matthew Boreham (@mboreham1) March 9, 2019
Pretty pathetic from our defenders today. I’ve never been a fan of KWP, Kane needed to be more clinical, Rose lost it for us.. #thfc
— Trevor (@trevormason_) March 9, 2019
— LHTHFC (@THFCLukeTHFC) March 9, 2019
Danny Rose for Southamptons first goal lmao, what an absolute idiot
— Dan (@DKempz13) March 9, 2019