Danny Rose: Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino accepts defender's apology

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It's good that Rose has apologised - Pochettino

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has accepted Danny Rose's apology over his recent comments about the club's transfer policy.

The left-back, 27, said in the Sun on Thursday that he felt he and his team-mates are underpaid and that Spurs need to sign well-known players and "not ones you had to Google".

Rose has now said the timing and manner of his comments was "ill-judged".

"I forgive him and now we move on," said Pochettino.

"Of course [he has a future at Tottenham]. Nothing has changed in my vision or perception here."

Tottenham, who finished second behind Chelsea in the Premier League last season, have not signed any players so far this summer and sold right-back Kyle Walker to Manchester City in July for £45m.

Rose said in his newspaper interview that Tottenham needed to sign "two or three players".

"My words were were not meant to offend," added Rose on Friday in a statement released through his management company.

"For that I would like to apologise to the chairman, manager, my team-mates and the fans."

Rose, who signed a new five-year contract last year, joined Tottenham from Leeds United in July 2007.

He has made 144 appearances for the club after becoming a first-team regular in 2013.

Rose out but Trippier injury boost for Spurs

Rose will miss the game against Newcastle with a knee problem but Spurs have been boosted by the news that Kieran Trippier's ankle injury is not as bad as first feared.

The right-back limped off in Saturday's 2-0 friendly win over Juventus at Wembley.

However, on Friday, Tottenham said Trippier has minor ligament damage, adding that "a short recovery time is expected".

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