Man Utd ready to offer Tottenham £42m in January move for Christian Eriksen

first_imgMANCHESTER UNITED are set to launch a fresh bid for Christian Eriksen – and are hoping to tempt Tottenham chief Daniel Levy into a quick sale with a £42million bid.Old Trafford chiefs joined Real Madrid and Juventus in the hunt for the Denmark playmaker last summer.2 Manchester United are ready to come back with a £42m offer for Spurs playmaker Christian Eriksen in JanuaryCredit: ReutersLevy is said to have a gentleman’s agreement with the Dane that he will not move to another English club.But the prospect of banking £40m-plus just five months before he would leave on a free could convince Levy to sell to United, say Spanish outlet El Desmarque.Eriksen has been hugely disappointing so far this term and barely figured in Mauricio Pochettino’s starting XI.The excellent display of Argentine playmaker Giovanni Lo Celso against Red Star Belgrade in the Champions League in midweek could now convince Poch to agree to let Eriksen move sooner rather than later.The stumbling block could be Eriksen, 27, who knows he will get more wages and a bigger signing-on fee should he leave at the end of the season.French giant Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid are also keen on wrapping up a January move for Eriksen.Real are also in negotiations with United about the transfer of Paul Pogba.2Latest football newsHARRY ALL FOUR ITKane admits Spurs must win EIGHT games to rise into Champions League spotGossipALL GONE PETE TONGVertonghen wanted by host of Italian clubs as long Spurs spell nears endBELOW PARRSpurs suffer blow with Parrott to miss Prem restart after appendix operationPicturedSHIRT STORMNew Spurs 2020/21 home top leaked but angry fans slam silver design as ‘awful”STEP BY STEP’Jose fears for players’ welfare during restart as stars begin ‘pre-season’Their latest offer is James Rodriguez plus a cash sum for a player that Old Trafford chiefs value at £180m.Eriksen joined Spurs in an £11.5m deal from Ajax in 2013.The Dane has previously indicated he wants a move outside the UK, with Madrid said to be his preferred destination.Mauricio Pochettino has been impressed by Sheffield Unitedlast_img read more

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