Man Utd ditch interest as Spurs playmaker pushes for Spain move

Date published: Wednesday 7th August 2019 10:04

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Manchester United have dropped their pursuit of Christian Eriksen, according to a BBC journalist.

Eriksen has just one year left on his contract at Tottenham Hotspur, and United were reportedly considering a swoop.

Spurs dropped Eriksen’s asking price to £60m for English clubs in an effort to attract bids before the transfer deadline, with United considering him as a cheaper alternative to Paulo Dybala.

However, those links appear to have been short-lived, as BBC Sport’s Simon Stone claims that the playmaker would prefer a move to Spain.

Eriksen has also been suggested as a target for Real Madrid, with foreign clubs only being asked to pay £50m for the Danish international.

Sources in Spain, however, are not so confident that Eriksen will end up in La Liga, with AS claiming that he has accepted personal terms for a five-year contract with United, and that the two clubs are set to agree a fee, possibly by the end of Wednesday.

 

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