Previous
Colorado Rapids
Arsenal
6:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Next

No recent activity

Madrid target Eriksen: Right time to leave Spurs

ESPN FC's Shaka Hislop says Christian Eriksen is inching closer to joining Real Madrid by expressing his desire to leave Tottenham this summer.
ESPN FC's Craig Burley and Alejandro Moreno agree that Tottenham's Harry Kane will have to make a move in order to fulfill his true potential.
Craig Burley rates the latest transfer rumours, including Tottenham's summer plans, Man United's right-back search and Mohamed Salah's future.
The FC guys assess Mauricio Pochettino's future at Tottenham and debate whether an offer from Juventus would be too good to refuse.
Mauricio Pochettino feels Tottenham were the aggressors in the final vs. Liverpool, but conceding an early penalty impacted their plans.

Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen has said he is ready to leave the club this summer and cited Real Madrid as a potential destination.

The Denmark international has been at Tottenham since 2013, but has been heavily linked with a move to the Bernabeu. And, despite Spurs reaching the Champions League final for the first time, Eriksen said this would be the right time to leave.

- When does the transfer window close?

"I feel that I am at a stage of my career where I would like to try something new," the 27-year-old told Danish newspaper, Ekstra Bladet. "I have the deepest respect for everything that is happening at Tottenham and it would not be a negative to stay.

"But I have also said I would like to try something new. I hope something will be decided this summer -- that is the plan. In football you never know when there could be a decision like that. It could be at any point. The best thing is always for it to happen quickly but in football things take time."

The Bernabeu is considered his most likely destination, but Eriksen said there has not yet been any contact.

"Real Madrid are a step up but then it would take Real Madrid picking up the phone and making contact with Tottenham and say that they want Christian," Eriksen added. "And that they haven't done that as far as I know.

"It all depends on Daniel Levy and there has to be another club too. Or I will sit down myself at the table and negotiate a new contract. You can't set a date yourself. There aren't many boxes that Tottenham don't tick so if I have to move away, it would have to be a step up."

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.