Christian Eriksen could well leave Spurs for nothing with Manchester United remaining patient
Christian Eriksen could be set to leave Spurs for nothing at the end of the season, with Manchester United prepared to play the long game.
United have long been interested in signing Eriksen. The Dane has, so far, refused to sign a new deal with Spurs and is free to leave in the summer as things stand.
However, Daniel Levy will be keen to at least get some money for the midfielder if it becomes clear Eriksen is definitely not going to sign a new deal.
But according to a report from The Telegraph, Levy might not get his wish. The report claims that Manchester United are prepared to wait for Eriksen and land him on a free instead.
The 27-year-old has been in and out of the team this season. New manager Jose Mourinho has already said he wants Eriksen to stay but he knows he could be powerless to stop any move to Old Trafford.
An end to the saga
Whichever way this pans out, it’s not put Eriksen in a good light really. The situation with his contract has rumbled on for nigh on two seasons now.
While it will be a shame for Spurs to get nothing for one of their star men, it might also be best for the club to move on.
Eriksen is not delivering the same levels of performance he has done previously either. He’s scored only twice all season in the Premier League. Furthermore, the assists have dried up too, with only two coming from Eriksen.
Manchester United will be getting a good player. There’s little doubt about that. However, there have to be some question marks over his attitude.
Why he’s let this go on for so long is bizarre. You can only imagine Eriksen had no intention of signing a new deal from the start.
Spurs will probably be happy when the whole thing is over in all honesty.
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