Paper Talk: Contract stance prompts Real to up interest in Spurs star

Date published: Tuesday 17th September 2019 8:27

Real Madrid have stepped up their efforts to land a key Tottenham star, while a Chelsea man has made a U-turn and wants to stay at the club, according to Tuesday’s papers.



Real Madrid are reportedly ramping up their interest in Christian Eriksen, following the latest reports that the Dane has snubbed Tottenham’s latest contract offer.

The Danish playmaker was heavily linked with a move to the Bernabeu over the summer, but a move never materialised and the 27-year-old remained in north London.

Eriksen is yet to sign a new contract, which means that should he remain a Spurs player after January’s transfer deadline but could then depart the club for free next summer.

Football Insider (also via Sports Mole) reports that Spurs have offered Eriksen a bumper new deal worth £230,000-a-week, but that the former Ajax man is rejecting all offers put in front of him.

Marca claims that news has prompted Real to step up their efforts to bring in Eriksen, with the report also claiming that they may make a cut-price offer in January to see if Tottenham are willing to part with the player then rather than lose for nothing.


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