Robbie Savage trolls Tottenham in Christian Eriksen, trophy jibe

Date published: Wednesday 11th September 2019 11:47

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Robbie Savage has taken a shot at Tottenham’s trophy drought over the last decade, and questioned whether the club can retain their top four status should they lose playmaker Christian Eriksen in January.

Despite undoubted improvement and consistent Champions League football under Harry Redknapp and Mauricio Pochettino, the wait for a trophy at White Hart Lane has reached its twelfth year since they last lifted silverware via the League Cup in early 2008.

Spurs came close to ending the barren spell in June, but ultimately fell short in a 2-0 defeat to English rivals Liverpool in the final of the Champions League.

Denmark international Christian Eriksen has been a key cog in Pochettino’s midfield since his arrival in 2013, but with less than one year left on his current deal and his desire to experience a new challenge elsewhere, seems set to depart for pastures new over the next 12 months.

Now, outspoken pundit and serial wind-up merchant Robbie Savage has gone on the attack regarding the North London club’s future and lack of silverware.

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Speaking to the Mirror, Savage said: “I’m not convinced, either, about Tottenham’s top-four chances – especially if they don’t keep hold of Christian Eriksen in January.

“One pundit said Eriksen had more chance of winning trophies if he stayed with Spurs instead of joining one of the big guns in Europe, but when was the last time Tottenham won anything?

“It’s so long ago that I was still playing…”

Meanwhile, one Italian outlet has gone big with talk of a swap deal for Christian Eriksen involving Serie A giants Juventus.

 

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