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Tottenham Hotspur: Spurs fans respond to talk of Christian Eriksen leaving to free up funds for record signing

Tottenham Hotspur: Spurs fans respond to talk of Christian Eriksen leaving to free up funds for record signing

Spurs fans have reacted to reports that summer transfer target Giovani Lo Celso’s arrival at the north London side could depend on Christian Eriksen’s future (Evening Standard).

Tottenham have not yet reached Real Betis’ valuation of €75million for the Argentine and it is now thought they may be relying on the funds from the possible sale of their Danish playmaker.

If the Lilywhites were to acquire the 23-year-old for the fee the Spanish side are demanding then it would be a club record fee which dwarfs the previous record set earlier on in the window through the purchase of Tanguy Ndombele for €60m.

Lo Celso contributed 16 goals and six assists in 45 appearances for Betis last season in a campaign which was enough to peak the interest of Mauricio Pochettino and those at Spurs.

Meanwhile, Eriksen spoke shortly after the conclusion of the season on his future and was quoted as saying Real Madrid would be a ‘step-up’, while city rivals Atletico have also said to potentially be in for him.

Spurs have flexed their muscles in the transfer window through the signings of Ndombele and youngster Jack Clarke from Leeds following an 18 month spell without a single addition to the squad since the purchase of Lucas Moura in January 2018.

And some fans of the club, who have not had any transfer business to comment on for a year and a half, have weighed in on the Lo Celso-Eriksen dilemma:

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