According to a report from La Gazzetta Dello Sport, Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Christian Eriksen could be on his way to Inter Milan by the end of January, with Antonio Conte’s Serie A title-chasers keen to add attacking midfield flair – resulting in these Man United supporters lamenting the possibility of missing out on a reported target.
Eriksen, who amassed eight goals and 12 assists from midfield last campaign for the North London club (WhoScored), has been touted as a potential target for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side in their search for an attacking midfielder – with the Danish playmaker bettering the likes of Jesse Lingard and Fred in terms of finding the net and assisting others even during an arguably underwhelming campaign for the 27-year-old.
Eriksen is also averaging a similar pass accuracy rate to that of United’s current crop of central midfielders, with the Spurs man garnering 80.1% when compared to Lingard and Fred’s 87% and 87.7% respectively. As a result, some Red Devils fans have lamented missing out on the ‘steal of the century’ after Spurs reportedly demanded a £17 million fee from Inter Milan – here’s what they had to say on Twitter.
Imagine Woodward had offered £20M
— Priyesh Modi (@PriyeshModi4) January 12, 2020
Eriksen for 8.5 is the steal of the century. It’s only because spurs would rather get something for him now then nothing in summer. Beggars can’t be choosers. He’ll be one of the best play makers in Serie A where he’ll have a bit more time on the ball to pick passes.
— Jack Jones (@jackjones920) January 12, 2020
And Woodward the highest paid in the league would want a thrown to sit on in the Stratford end and another pay rise
— merlin the Red (@merlinthered) January 12, 2020
Another good player we can’t get hold of how we have fallen
— Byron Lee Stevens (@Byronnater) January 12, 2020
— Rick Grime’s Hatchet Man (@dwalkerassassin) January 12, 2020
Absolutely spot On mate!
Wonder why we cannot have Eriksen, Bruno and Boubakary in our midfield* sell Pogba, and prepare for Sancho and anything new for summer! Techniques and precision is what #mufc midfield needs!
— Nigma.. (@T3nigma) January 13, 2020
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