Christian Eriksen sends huge transfer message to Manchester United

Christian Eriksen
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Danish international Christian Eriksen made a remarkable return to football in January after suffering a cardiac arrest at Euro 2020 last June.

His Inter Milan contract had to be cancelled following Italy’s Serie A rules on cardiac arrest and he joined Brentford in January on a short-term contract until the end of the season.

Players are prohibited from playing in Italy with an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator due to local health regulations.

Christian Eriksen made an amazing return to competitive football at Brentford, scoring a goal and providing 4 assists in 11 appearances for Brentford.

His impressive performances for Brentford caught the attention of Manchester United but Brentford have been keen on extending his stay.

According to Daily Mail, Christian Eriksen has handed Manchester United a huge transfer boost after rejecting a new contract extension at Brentford.

Eriksen is now reportedly looking for a new challenge next season, having snubbed the opportunity to stay with Brentford.

The 30 year old midfielder wants to play Champions League football once again and will priortise a move inside the Premier League.

Premier League rivals and his former club Tottenham Hotspur are also interested in signing Eriksen this summer.

Tottenham Hotspur could have the edge over Manchester United as they can offer him Champions League football.

However, Erik ten Hag’s relationship with Eriksen could give Manchester United the edge as the Manchester United boss welcomed Eriksen to train with his Ajax team after his Inter Milan contract was cancelled.

Manchester United have been monitoring Christian Eriksen’s situation at Brentford and readying a swoop for the playmaker, ahead of Ten Hag’s first transfer window at the club.

Ten Hag  is keen to bolster his midfield by signing Barcelona midfielder and former Ajax star Frenkie de Jong but would reportedly welcome Eriksen to Old Trafford on a free transfer.

Tottenham are also interested in bringing back their former player Christian Eriksen to the Tottenham Hotspur stadium after he left for Inter Milan in January 2020.

Tottenham Hotspur manager Antonio Conte formerly worked with the midfielder at Inter Milan and is reportedly keen on a reunion.

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