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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