Possible Manchester United signing on cards after stopper announces £70 million rated midfielder ‘must be sold in January’
‘ERIKSEN MUST BE SOLD IN JAN’
Former Spurs goalkeeper Paul Robinson says Christian Eriksen’s time at the club should end in January, with the likes of Manchester United linked.
Eriksen has become a vital part of Mauricio Pochettino’s side over the past few seasons and is one of the creative reasons why they score so many goals throughout the course of the season, but there has been speculation that he could leave the club.
It is believed that the Danish star has refused three contract offers from Spurs over the past few months, with the latest reportedly close to the £110,000-a-week mark, with the likes of Real Madrid, Chelsea, United, Liverpool and Barcelona all keeping a close eye.
United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is a firm favourite to the midfielder, and would love to add his creativity to a United side that is lacking in top-class talent.
Tottenham are in a predicament, with Eriksen unwilling to sign a contract extension as he enters the final 12 months of his deal and it would mean he’d be free to talk to other clubs from January, but Robinson has come out and claimed that Tottenham need to sell the midfielder in the winter window.
“I think Eriksen’s a real problem for them,” he told Sky Sports News. “He’s got six months left on his deal, if he wasn’t going to sign for them in the summer they should’ve sold him then and got money for him.
“They’re going to have to get money for him in January if he’s not going to sign. He has to be honest and say look, I want to move on, I want to go, let’s do what’s best for both parties and try to do a good deal now.”
Spurs don’t want to see the man leave, especially as they will not have an adequate replacement to fill the void, and goals, that he may leave. But if United offer the right amount of money in January and no other club does, then Spurs seriously need to get something.
Letting a player that is worth close to £70 million leave for nothing at the end of the season would be a big mistake from Spurs and they should make sure that some money is brought In, so they can invest it on a possible replacement.