Tottenham have ‘tried everything’ to keep Christian Eriksen at the club but the Dane is edging towards a free transfer to Real Madrid next summer, according to the Sun.

Eriksen has just one year left on his current contract with Spurs and has been heavily linked with Real Madrid for some time. Juventus are also said to hold an interest in the playmaker, who reportedly turned down a move to Manchester United before the English transfer deadline.

The Sun claims Daniel Levy has made a number of attempts to convince Eriksen that Tottenham is the place for him, but the 27-year-old apparently has his heart set on a move to Madrid. He will be able to speak to Real about pre-contract agreement in January, which would see him join the European giants for nothing at the end of the season.

Eriksen is said to be happy to stay on his current salary until then, so there is little chance he will perform a U-turn and sign a new deal with Spurs, even if his terms would be drastically improved in that scenario.

We don’t think Eriksen will be the starting line-up against Newcastle United on Sunday – check out our full predicted XI here.

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  1. Eriksen must be extremely gullible. He has received bad advice from his friends. There is no advantage to him to go to RM as a free. That benefit is strictly to RM. I suspect a 5 year contract is appealing but at this stage that is not guaranteed. Does he really want a “new challenge” with a club that won’t even purchase his contract and obliges him to give up more than 2 million pounds in wages over the next 4 months. Foolhardy posturing. He’d be more likely to be pursued by RM if he signed the new spurs offer.

  2. Eriksen should do the right thing by Spurs sign a new contract
    But put terms in that allows him to leave should a good offer comes in from one of the 3 clubs he thinks he is good enough for!!


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