Liverpool & Tottenham Receive Boost In Pursuit Of Danish Starlet

By on April 18, 2013

Despite the transfer window being closed there is still plenty of gossip doing the rounds in the newspapers so we’ll keep you up-to-date with the latest transfer rumours. Today, the latest on Christian Eriksen’s future.


Liverpool and Tottenham have received a boost in their pursuit of Christian Eriksen after Ajax director of football Marc Overmars confirmed the Danish starlet won’t be renewing his contract, according to talkSPORT.

Eriksen has emerged as one of the brightest talents in Europe since breaking into the Ajax first team in January 2010, and he has gone on to score 22 goals and provide 39 assists in his 105 league appearances so far.

It seems the 21-year-old’s impressive display’s haven’t gone unnoticed here in England with talkSPORT claiming Liverpool and Tottenham are keen on luring him to the Premier League while Italian giants AC Milan and Inter Milan are also understood to be monitoring his progress.

The 21-year-old Danish attacker has just one year left to run on his current contract at Ajax and potential suitors have been boosted after Overmars confirmed the play-maker has informed the club he won’t be signing an extension and he’s ready to consider his future at the end of the season.

“Christian has informed us that he will not sign a new contract now,”

“I think he and his agent want to see what their options are in the summer.” Overmars is quoted as saying by talkSPORT

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Eriksen is no doubt one of the most talented youngsters in Europe right now and he’d be a huge asset to either Liverpool or Tottenham if they were able to secure his services. With just 12 months to run on his current deal, Ajax look like their going to have to make a tough decision over whether to cash in this summer or let him leave for a minimal fee the following year.

Would you like to see your club sign Eriksen this summer? Is he the type of player you need? Get involved in the comments section below.

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