Crawley have confirmed the signing of Mitchell Rose from Championship out-fit Rotherham United.

The club’s official website reports 20-year-old Rose, will join on an initial three-month loan deal and is eligible to play in all competitions.

Rose, who is the younger brother of Tottenham Hotspurs’s Danny Rose, is expected to play some part in the Crawley’s final pre-season fixture this weekend against Chelsea.

The midfielder, has played six times for Rotherham including last season as they were promoted to the Championship, signed a development contract at the New York Stadium last year.

Crawley manager John Gregory told Crawley Town FC.com:  “We felt we needed a bit more cover in midfield and Mitch is a player who has been on our radar for a while now. Steve has agreed to let him come down to us and I think he can play a part for us in League One during the next three months.”

Rose has been at the Millers since 2010 after graduating through their centre of excellence.


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