Darren Bent has urged Tottenham defender Danny Rose to reject a potential loan move to Middlesbrough.
Speaking exclusively to Football Insider assistant editor Russell Edge, the former Tottenham striker said the 30-year-old should only move to a top-end Championship club like “a Brentford or a Bournemouth”.
This site revealed earlier this week that Boro are plotting a surprise move for the left-back who has been frozen out at Tottenham.
The 29-capped England international has not been given a squad number this season after spending the second half of last season on loan at Newcastle United.
Middlesbrough have until the end of the domestic transfer window on Friday to do a deal.
Bent told Football Insider: “When you drop down to the Championship to get game time that’s all well and good and I totally understand that.