Contrasting reports suggest several clubs are hot on the heels of Tottenham playmaker Christian Eriksen, with a view to a January move.
Eriksen admitted at the start of the summer that it may be time for a new challenge after six seasons at Spurs, but a lack of a concrete offer meant he couldn’t secure his desired move to La Liga.
Among the clubs linked were Juventus and Manchester United – who failed to bring in an attacking midfielder after halting their pursuits of Paulo Dybala and Bruno Fernandes – but it is widely believed he would have rather joined Barcelona or Real Madrid.
The Danish midfielder has since reflected that he wished it was easier to decide his future, making a bizarre reference to video game Football Manager.
With less than 12 months remaining on his contract, the speculation is showing no signs of slowing down, despite the closure of the transfer window.
According to The Express, Inter Milan are readying a January offer for the 27-year-old, as they keep an eye on his contract situation – with it appearing highly unlikely that he will sign a renewal.
While Eriksen could sign a pre-contract agreement with the Italian giants in January, the report claims they are actually looking to sign him on a paid loan deal, before signing him permanently next summer.
Meanwhile in Spain, AS say that Atletico Madrid have made Eriksen a priority, with a “very important” offer set to be made. It is claimed that Diego Simeone is very keen on the player, and sporting director Andrea Berta has already made enquiries.
However, AS do not discount the interest from Juventus, Real Madrid and PSG, while they also list Inter as an option.
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