Christian Eriksen

Mauricio Pochettino confirms talks over new deal for “special” Christian Eriksen

Mauricio Pochettino says Christian Eriksen is open to talks over a new contract after his heroics against Brighton boosted Tottenham’s Premier League top-four hopes. Eriksen produced a moment of quality in the 88th minute to hand Spurs a 1-0 win at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, which strengthens their grip on the Champions League places. The Dane is out of contract at the end of next season and is currently stalling on a new deal, with Real Madrid reported to be interested in signing him. Pochettino has revealed that Eriksen is open to discussing a new deal, but it will not be until the end of the season. “I think I was clear a few months ago,” Pochettino said. “It is a situation that is a very special situation, Christian is a special person, I think we are all sp...

Result: Christian Eriksen strikes to hand Spurs a late win over Brighton

Christian Eriksen produced a moment of late quality to give Tottenham a vital 1-0 win over Brighton which strengthens their grip on a top-four place in the Premier League. It appeared for the majority of the game at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium that Mauricio Pochettino’s men would not be able to capitalise on Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United all dropping points over the Easter weekend as they were frustrated by an 11-man visiting defence. But Eriksen came to the rescue in the 88th minute when he drilled a low 25-yard shot into the bottom corner, giving Spurs a fourth win from four in their new home after total domination. Maestro. #PL ⚪️ #COYS pic.twitter.com/KjmO4SDhqC — Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) April 23, 2019 The win moved them to 70 points, four ahead of Arsenal in fift...

Result: Man City go top with nervy win over Spurs

Manchester City return to the top of the Premier League table with a 1-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur in Saturday’s fixture at the Etihad Stadium. An early goal from Phil Foden has given Manchester City a 1-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur at the Etihad Stadium. The match failed to live up to Wednesday’s Champions League classic, but Foden’s fifth-minute header proved to be the difference as City reopened a one-point advantage at the top of the standings. Spurs had their moments as they produced another strong performance, but the North London outfit remain in third place ahead of the weekend’s remaining games. The seven-goal thriller between the clubs earlier this week featured four goals in the first 11 minutes, and Spurs quickly set about trying to take an earl...

Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino to have £150m summer budget?

Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino may reportedly be able to spend in the region of £150m during the summer transfer window. Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino could reportedly have a budget of £150m in the summer. Pochettino has only made one first-team addition during the last three windows, but Spurs are expected to be active ahead of next season after the completion of their new stadium. According to the Daily Mail, Pochettino will initially be provided with £60m but that will almost inevitably be boosted through player sales. The report claims that the North London outfit could add up to five new players, but that could be offset by the likes of Kieran Trippier being allowed to leave the club. Spurs may also have to cash in on Christian Eriksen, with the Denmark intern...

Result: Tottenham Hotspur through to semi-finals despite second-leg defeat

Tottenham Hotspur book their spot in the semi-finals of the Champions League despite losing 4-3 to Manchester City in the second leg of their quarter-final. Tottenham Hotspur booked their spot in the semi-finals of the Champions League despite losing 4-3 to Manchester City in the second leg of their quarter-final at the Etihad Stadium. Tottenham entered the match with a 1-0 advantage from the first leg last week, but a quite stunning match saw City score four on the night. Pep Guardiola‘s side thought that they had netted a decisive fifth in stoppage time when Raheem Sterling finished from inside the box, but the goal was disallowed following a VAR review, allowing Tottenham to advance to the semi-finals on the away-goals rule. Spurs take on Dutch giants Ajax, who have eliminated bot...

Christian Eriksen ‘in no hurry to sign new Tottenham Hotspur deal’

A report claims that Christian Eriksen is holding off from signing a new deal with Tottenham Hotspur, amid strong interest from Real Madrid and other European sides. Tottenham Hotspur playmaker Christian Eriksen is reportedly holding off on signing a new contract until the summer as he is awaiting contact from Real Madrid. The Denmark international is believed to have been offered an improved deal by Spurs that will tie him down for a further three years. As things stand, though, Eriksen is about to enter the final 12 months of his existing terms, which may force the Lilywhites to cash in if Madrid – long-term admirers of the midfielder – make an offer. Despite reports that Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy will refuse to sell Eriksen for less than £170m, AS claims that he could b...

Combined XI: Manchester City vs. Tottenham Hotspur

Sports Mole selects its strongest combined XI from the squads of Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur ahead of Wednesday’s clash at the Etihad Stadium. The second of three matches between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur in the space of 11 days takes place at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday evening as the sides face off for a place in the Champions League semi-finals. Tottenham won last week’s quarter-final first leg 1-0 in North London and are now within 90 minutes of creating some personal history. City, who also welcome Spurs to the Etihad Stadium in the Premier League on Saturday, are 18 points better off than their opponents in the Premier League and had won three in a row against the Lilywhites prior to last Tuesday’s meeting. Ahead of this latest tussle betwe...

Manchester United ‘learn Christian Eriksen asking price’

Tottenham Hotspur inform Manchester United that the price for Christian Eriksen this summer is £95m, according to a report. Manchester United have reportedly been informed by Tottenham Hotspur that they will have to come up with a bid of £95m in order to open contract talks with Christian Eriksen. Eriksen will see his deal with Tottenham expire at the end of the 2019-2020 campaign and it is thought that the Denmark international will seek pastures new this summer. Real Madrid have been strongly linked with a move, but according to The Mirror, United are also in the hunt for a player who has scored eight times and contributed 16 assists in 42 games for Spurs this season. The same report, though, has claimed that United will have to pay £95m for the attacker, despite the fact that he will on...

Report: Manchester United to triple Christian Eriksen’s wages

Christian Eriksen will reportedly be offered £240,000 a week by Manchester United if they can persuade Tottenham Hotspur to offload this summer. Manchester United are reportedly ready to go all out to sign Christian Eriksen from Tottenham Hotspur by offering to triple the midfielder’s wages. Spurs have been reluctant to do business with rival clubs for the Danish playmaker, having already supposedly knocked back an approach from Real Madrid. Eriksen is also high on the list of Man United’s summer targets, though, and The Mirror claims that the Red Devils intend to throw money at the 27-year-old to get him to join them over Madrid. Tottenham’s stance on Eriksen may alter as the summer goes on as he does not look likely to sign a contract extension, meaning that he will bec...

Inter Milan open talks for Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Christian Eriksen?

Inter Milan reportedly hold preliminary talks regarding the potential signing of Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Christian Eriksen. Inter Milan have reportedly decided to up their efforts to sign Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Christian Eriksen. The 27-year-old is nearing the end of his sixth campaign with Spurs, but the Denmark international’s contract is due to expire in 2020. That has resulted in interest in Eriksen’s signature, and it was suggested earlier this week that Inter monitored the playmaker’s performance in the Champions League fixture with Manchester City on Tuesday night. According to Tuttosport, Inter have also moved to hold preliminary discussions regarding the possible transfer of the Spurs star. The Premier League outfit want to keep Eriksen in North London...

Friday’s papers: Gareth Bale, Ander Herrera, Raphael Varane

Moves at the Emirates, Old Trafford and Goodison Park make headlines. What the papers say Arsenal are looking to make a last-minute attempt to sign Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera on a free transfer this summer before he agrees a move to Ligue 1 giants Paris St Germain, the Daily Express says. A potential arrival at Old Trafford could come in the form of Marseille goalkeeper Amadou Dia, the Metro reports. The 20-year-old is currently in the reserve side of the nine-time champions. Other goalkeepers who could be on the move include Nick Pope and Joe Hart, who could both be on their way out of Burnley after the Premier League side said they would be open to offers. Everton’s Kurt Zouma (Adam Davy/PA) Marco Silva is looking to bolster his Everton side with the permanent signi...

Friday Papers: Saul Niguez, Christian Eriksen, Juan Mata

What the papers say Saul Niguez is wanted by European giants Manchester City, Manchester United and Barcelona, according to the Daily Mirror. The midfielder, who scored his first international goal against England at Wembley in the UEFA Nations League, is currently on the books at Atletico Madrid. Manchester United may lose midfielder Juan Mata over the summer, with the 30-year-old yet to decide on his future amid interest from clubs in Spain, the Manchester Evening News says. All eyes on the @ChampionsLeague #ucl #mufc pic.twitter.com/uCHpyecXMk — Juan Mata García (@juanmata8) April 8, 2019 Inter Milan were so impressed by Christian Eriksen in Tottenham’s Champions League win over Manchester City that the Italian club will be looking to make a move for the Dane, reports the Daily Ma...

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