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Christian Eriksen

Discussion in 'Transfer Forum' started by United Pro, Apr 13, 2019 at 22:57.

  1. Apr 14, 2019 at 17:05

    Seth.R New Member

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    Find it difficult to see how we’d accommodate Pogba & Eriksen in the same side, without taking away from one of their games.

    Now, if Pogba was dead set on leaving... there are few better replacements around imo.
  2. Apr 14, 2019 at 17:07

    Patrick08 Full Member

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    Barca don't need him.
  3. Apr 14, 2019 at 17:08

    cyberman Full Member

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    You were telling us how Levy would sell him abroad rather than letting him join us now Toby didn't have any interest from abroad? Also Barca aren't interested you crackpot. They've splurged on midfield already this year.
    Remember the whole European transfer window closing after ours played right into your hands etc etc story you were spinning? How did that work out?
    Signs are that Toby waited a year to join us as will Eriksen if he wants to stay in England or if he doesn't fancy Spain or whatever factor we aren't aware of.
    Spurs have little say over his final destination here.
    Unless staying at Spurs is such a hardship that he just has to leave this summer? Are we going to pretend that you'l force him out?
  4. Apr 14, 2019 at 17:23

    Bastian Full Member

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    I think you're right about this. I'd take him in a heartbeat, but I don't see Spurs selling to us and I don't see him choosing us over Barca/Real.
  5. Apr 14, 2019 at 17:23

    GlastonSpur Also disliked on an Aston Villa forum

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    If United are playing in the EL next season - and if he still signs for United - you'll be paying at least £68m (including wages over 4 years) for a player who turns 31 next season, would only be coming for the money and sees United as a cosy retirement home. In that event, good luck to you.

    As for Eriksen, he isn't going to United no matter how you slice it. It's as simple as that.
  6. Apr 14, 2019 at 17:28

    cyberman Full Member

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    If he did you'll be on here preaching how signing a 28 year old for x amount is a negative etc.
    And so the world turns..Just think about this. We could be here in 2020 with Eriksen and Toby playing for Utd for a combined 25m.
    Some deal that
  7. Apr 14, 2019 at 17:34

    devil in me Full Member

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    Would be Mata all over again. Pointless signing and we would waste him.
  8. Apr 14, 2019 at 17:34

    Offside Euro 2016 sweepstake winner

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    Surprised at how young he still is.
  9. Apr 14, 2019 at 17:35

    Scholsey2004 Full Member

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    He'd be a terrific signing, presuming he's interested. I doubt we'd be his first choice. Touch wood he looks to be ready for a move.
  10. Apr 14, 2019 at 17:35

    Ramshock CAF Pilib De Brún Translator

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    There is no fecking way we get anyone from Levy. He hates us. We would have as much chance of getting More Salad imo
  11. Apr 14, 2019 at 17:36

    7even Resident moaner, hypocrite and moron

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    Eriksen is class but we should look for upcoming prospects. His age, profile and wage demands isn’t in sync with what we need.
  12. Apr 14, 2019 at 17:37

    Ramshock CAF Pilib De Brún Translator

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    Jesus Christ was also a boyhood Real Madrid fan, not a lot of people know that.

    Everyone supports them apparently.
  13. Apr 14, 2019 at 17:38

    KingMinger22 City >>> United. Moaning twat

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    I also doubt he wants to join this current United setup over Real Madrid etc.

    That said, he will decide where he plays next season. Not Daniel Levy.

    It always cracks me up that you think the mighty Spurs are an exception to the universal rule of football which is players choose where they play in the medium term.

    We have seen cases where a club have held on to a player for a season against their wishes but that is the max. They always get to where they want to go.

    This applies to all players and clubs.

    Losing Eriksen would be a massive regression for Spurs. I hope he stays.
  14. Apr 14, 2019 at 17:43

    GlastonSpur Also disliked on an Aston Villa forum

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  15. Apr 14, 2019 at 17:43

    abdo99 Full Member

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    He is basically the same as Pogba. A killer in the final third that operates behind two other mids but still not the right midfielder to bring the balance imo. Why do we need 2 same players for 1 job? And who is this special DM that will help us to accomadate 2 attacking midfielders? Unless Pogba is leaving (no indication) it makes no sense. When we should be buying a DM and CM already.
  16. Apr 14, 2019 at 17:45

    cyberman Full Member

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    Not for 25m.
    One thing is for sure, neither will be playing for you.
  17. Apr 14, 2019 at 17:58

    SquishyMcSquish Full Member

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    :lol: More likely I reckon.
  18. Apr 14, 2019 at 18:14

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    Way too many subjective opinions from spurs fans the reality is :

    1. Leaves this season
    2. Next season goes for free
    3. Signs an extension

    If Madrid offer a deal this season, spurs will accept it there's nothing around this because even at a low fee it's damage limitation. That's common sense, no need to even speculate its basic business acumen.

    The only way I can see Eriksen at United is if we offer a ridiculous sum of money and there's no concrete interest abroad which Eriksen is interested in himself. Or, he's into the last year of his contract and we somehow persuade him to deflect interest elsewhere and sign.

    I keep seeing levy levy levy, there's only one individual who decides where he plays and that's Christian himself. Levy simply is the filter between what offer is acceptable and not acceptable (this season). This however doesn't define where Eriksen plays, it's simply controlling the financial result of his impending departure. As soon as Eriksen hits the last 12 months of his contract Levy has no influence over anything.

    There's too many circumstances as to why this deal won't happen, it's a lose lose for spurs because unless they can somehow reshape the structure of their club within 24 months and afford the going rate that is offered to world class players, they will always have this hurdle to climb.

    This also isn't a post to contrast the difference between spurs and us because we potentially will start seeing the same problems persist with Pogba, the problem is we have the structure to fulfill a players financial desires but at what cost is it worth paying when It sets a low player power standard moving forward. Which is why I wouldn't be surprised to see him at Madrid.
    Last edited: Apr 14, 2019 at 18:19
  19. Apr 14, 2019 at 19:45

    Coops73 Full Member

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    Fair fecks to you mate, it must be some sort of weird Internet forum masochist kind of thing and hey! each to their own I say, different strokes for different folks an’ all that but you love to bite on some of this shit.
  20. Apr 14, 2019 at 20:20

    Patrick08 Full Member

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    If we are dependent on pogba alone, we ain't winning anything significant next season again its poor planning. Eriksen can play multiple positions including right wing and would provide more creativity and depth in the squad and we would have an option when pogba is out or sulks like he does time and time again. Also we don't have to always play 2 dm if we are playing a poor defensive side in epl. Would be a much more of screwed signing than Sancho at this point.
  21. Apr 14, 2019 at 20:22

    Patrick08 Full Member

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    Does'nt hurt to take our chances.
  22. Apr 14, 2019 at 20:25

    12OunceEpilogue Full Member

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    It would be a decent signing, I doubt it'll happen though.
  23. Apr 14, 2019 at 20:59

    sp_107 New Member

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    Not again, Though he is only 27 he comes across someone peaked to early, Even spurs fans are against him this season.
    Dont like to bring in players like Eriksen, Kroos (age&pace) and try to fit them in because they are big names. We must stop making same mistakes again and again
  24. Apr 14, 2019 at 21:42

    SS Full Member

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    Good player, but even at the tip of a diamond, think I'd rather someone that's slightly more individualistic. Someone in the Hazard mould would be a better fit than someone who's mainly a passer.
  25. Apr 14, 2019 at 22:03

    MrSingh2002 Full Member

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    Shouldve signed this guy when it was clear he wanted to leave Ajax. Absolute joke that we didn't sign a player that could've been used in the Scholes mould alongside a CDM.
  26. Apr 15, 2019 at 09:10

    hellohello Full Member

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    Agree with this.
  27. Apr 15, 2019 at 09:18

    B20 HEY EVERYONE I IGNORE SOMEONE LOOK AT ME

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  28. Apr 15, 2019 at 10:04

    balaks Full Member

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    Way of the world that sadly - no signings but several contract renewals so agent gets a cut.
  29. Apr 15, 2019 at 10:05

    Cassidy No longer at risk of being mistaken for a Scouser

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    Or Pogba should play CM and do his job. To be perfectly honest though he does alot and many ignore that. Pogba isnt just an AM
  30. Apr 15, 2019 at 10:11

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    Don't know why we would need Eriksen when there are other positions we have to strengthen first. He would be like an upgraded version of Mata, and I don't know if we need that right now.
  31. Apr 15, 2019 at 10:17

    AgentP Full Member

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    Yeah, Pogba seems to do fine in a 2-man midfield for France but when it comes to United, we have to adjust our team to suit his needs.
  32. Apr 15, 2019 at 10:40

    Tapori Full Member

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    Ole will unlock this option.
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  34. Apr 15, 2019 at 10:54

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    We really lack creativity and quality at set pieces and considering Eriksen is one of the best players in the league regardless, I don't know how you can think it'd be pointless?
  35. Apr 15, 2019 at 11:05

    flappyjay Full Member

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    It's weird that he is so underrated in this place and that people don't see a need for another playmaker besides Pogba. Only question is how to fit them both in midfield whilst not losing out defensively. But then again if David silva and De Bruyne can do it then with proper coaching Pogba and Eriksen could do it too
  36. Apr 15, 2019 at 11:26

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    There's a lot of people on here who probably only watch United because Eriksen is undeniably world-class. If we change our system and become a lot more competent in possession, I think the onus on us to have such a robust midfield will be gone. To be fair to Pogba, he loses the ball a lot because there isn't a lot of options or movement ahead of him. If Ole can sort that out and get the team a hell of a lot fitter (we always look knackered), a midfield three with Eriksen and a monstrous DM signing (or potentially Fred) can be awesome.
  37. Apr 15, 2019 at 12:23

    balaks Full Member

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    He will either leave for Madrid in the summer (very likely I think) or if that doesn't happen he will sign a new contract with Spurs. Those are the only two realistic options - he would prefer a move to Real but from what I have read he would be content signing a new contract with Spurs if his dream move to Madrid doesnt happen.
  38. Apr 15, 2019 at 12:49

    Patrick08 Full Member

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    He wont sign a new contract if he can earn much bigger at other clubs.
  39. Apr 15, 2019 at 13:10

    balaks Full Member

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    I honestly think he is happy enough at Spurs and we can offer him a decent salary (with bonuses which are the best in the league).
  40. Apr 15, 2019 at 13:11

    Scroto Baggins Full Member

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    Spurs could put him on the same wages as Kane, 200k a week. That could be enough to convince him to stay, especially if his family is settled and happy in London. But I agree there is no way he is sticking around on the current 80k a week he is getting paid.