According to a recent report by The Daily Mirror, Manchester United are lining up a move for Tottenham Hotspur contract rebel Christian Eriksen when the transfer window reopens next month. The same source has mentioned that the Red Devils are considering making a move for the Danish midfielder in January so that they can stop other clubs from competing for his signature at the end of this campaign when his contract expires at North London.
Eriksen’s Frustrating Season For Spurs So Far
The 27-year-old has been a sporadic feature in the Spurs first-team this season. With uncertainty looming over his future at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, the midfielder has struggled to find consistently in terms of his performances on the field.
Eriksen has featured in 17 matches for the North London giants this term, netting two goals while creating two assists in all competitions. His lack of productivity has hampered Spurs’ progression, which has, in turn, led to Mauricio Pochettino’s sacking last month.
He has failed to establish himself in Jose Mourinho’s first-team as the Portuguese tactician has preferred to use Dele Alli in the number ten position since being named as the new Tottenham manager. To his credit, Mourinho has managed to get the best out of Alli over the past few matches.
Now that the Premier League giants have proven that they can cope without Eriksen, maybe they should consider cashing in on their prized asset this winter before he walks for free next summer.
What Does The Ex-Ajax Midfield Enforcer Offer On The Pitch?
On his day, Eriksen can be a match-winner as he can create chances out of nothing either for himself or for others around him. However, those performances have been few and far between at the English capital this season.
The Denmark international is better off switching clubs in January so that he can reignite his career in European football. He can be an excellent playmaker when he is firing on all cylinders. Furthermore, Eriksen is also a potent threat from long range as his shots tend to pack a lot of precision and venom.
Is Eriksen The Right Choice For The Mancunian Side?
The Red Devils will do well to lure the Dane to Old Trafford. He is precisely the type of player Ole Gunnar Solskjaer needs to ensure a bright future at the Theatre of Dreams. Eriksen will be an excellent choice for Man United as he will be able to inject a lot of creativity and experience to Solskjaer’s first-team.