Date: 21st July 2019 at 9:30pm
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The latest twist to the ongoing Christian Eriksen rumour mill this summer at Tottenham Hotspur were suggestions that the club were now preparing to offer the 27-year-old Danish international a new and improved bumper £200,000 per week contract.

The reports surfaced on Friday evening and it seems the Daily Mail may have been the first to go to print when it came to the claims. With Eriksen already commenting in his earlier interview this summer that any new contract depended on Daniel Levy, many read into his words and assumed that although early negotiations may have taken place, it was actually possible that we hadn’t put a firm deal on the table yet, despite him having only 12 months left on his current contract.

The Mail’s report seems to lean on that. Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid get the obvious mentions and does imply he’s already turned down an offer to double his wages to £160,000, but in an effort to tie up his future we will now go to £200,000 in an effort to bring all the speculation to a close.

The timing of the report is interesting given manager Mauricio Pochettino recently revealed that it was Eriksen’s choice to travel on our pre-season tour when he could’ve remained at home, so those hoping he will sign a new deal will will read into that.

The Mail does round things off, rather predictably, by saying that Eriksen’s next move here won’t be financially motivated and that Spurs are aware of that – but again that just goes back to his original interview words about being open to something new, if the possibility was there.

Reaction to the Mail’s claims was also predictably mixed amongst some in the fanbase.

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2 Replies to ““Let Him Leave” “Hope He Accepts” – These Spurs Fans Have Mixed Reaction To New Contract Claims”

  • If he accepts the new contract, that means he WILL want to stay with us, and then just watch him play brilliantly next season! Eriksen staying will be better than any new signing we make this summer, and that includes Ndombele. So keep your fingers crossed Spurs fans, and pray that our only (and world class) playmaker doesn’t leave our club, when we are on the verge of so much.

  • Let him go I would of kicked him out as soon as I heard he packed up his bags I never liked him since that and he had some very poor games get him gone and spend money on someone that want to play at stay for the club I reather see Gareth bale come back and play and give him the wages he wants

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