Date: 13th May 2019 at 7:30am
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According to the Daily Star, Everton could sign Danny Rose if Lucas Digne leaves the club this summer. It’s hard to see the Toffees selling the left-back given his fine form in his debut season, but the report says it could happen so long as a replacement is lined up.

Rose has been linked with a move away from Tottenham all season. The 28-year-old is a regular at left-back, but his long-term future is uncertain. Rose still has two years remaining on his contract and hasn’t had a renewal since 2016.

Whether the £60k-per-week defender is willing to leave Spurs for a move to Everton remains to be seen too, however, as the Londoners will be in the Champions League next season and are currently in the final of the competition.

Digne could be open to joining a top-four club on the brink of winning the Champions League but letting him leave weakens the squad. The 25-year-old has contributed eight goals, created 71 chances and whipped in 281 crosses. In comparison, Rose has contributed three goals, created 26 chances and made 89 crosses.

Everton don’t need to replace their left-back and sign a new one this summer, so Marco Silva may not make it priority to swap Digne for the £40m-rated Rose.

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