Steve Bruce keen for Newcastle United to sign Premier League 'class act'

Steve Bruce has described Tottenham Hotspur’s Danny Rose as a “class act” – and admitted Newcastle United’s interest in the defender.

Friday, 24th January 2020, 12:00 pm
Updated Friday, 24th January 2020, 12:05 pm

Bruce is looking to sign a left-back on loan after losing Jetro Willems and Paul Dummett to season-ending injuries last week.

And Newcastle – who are set to sign Inter Milan winger Valentino Lazaro on a season-long loan – have been linked with Rose, who has rowed with Jose Mourinho his manager.

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Speaking ahead of Newcastle’s FA Cup tie against Oxford United at St James's Park tomorrow, head coach Bruce said: “It would be wrong for me to sit and talk about other people’s players. He (Rose) is a quality player and a class act, the kid. Whether it’s possible, who knows.”

Danny Rose.