Christian Eriksen is desperate for a move to Real Madrid, though with time running out before the European transfer window shuts on 2 September, a switch to Spain is becoming increasingly more unlikely.
ESPN FC report that the Denmark international is holding out for a move to Madrid, but the La Liga giants have actually shown little desire to sign him at all.
Real’s main transfer targets this summer have been Paul Pogba and Neymar – two players who continue to write newspaper headlines due to their uncertain futures – with Eriksen falling into the ‘last option’ category for Madrid should they fail to acquire either of the aforementioned superstars.
Los Blancos have already splashed out £90m on Eden Hazard from Chelsea, alongside Luka Jovic from Frankfurt, Ferland Mendy from Lyon and teenager Rodrygo Goes from Santos. Indeed, Jamie Carragher wrote in the Daily Telegraph that he didn’t believe the former Ajax man was on the club’s level and their lack of desire to sign him does appear to suggest that.
Tottenham have reportedly offered Eriksen a new contract worth £200,000-a-week, but he is unprepared to even entertain the prospect of remaining in north London for any longer than he already has to, per ESPN FC’s report.
He has made his wishes to play in Spain abundantly clear, but do the La Liga giants even want him? It seems that the only way he will get his desired move to the Bernabeu is if all else fails for Madrid but as history has proven to us in the past, Los Blancos don’t usually fail in getting exactly what they want, one way or another.
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