Manchester United given hope of clinching potential £65million transfer after major development

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Manchester United and Real Madrid will be happy with this piece of transfer news breaking this afternoon – Tottenham face a real dilemma as they struggle to keep hold of Christian Eriksen.

This is according to the Daily Mirror, who claim Eriksen has pretty much made it clear to Spurs in a fresh round of talks that he wants out of the club in order to fulfil his ambition of winning major trophies.

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Man Utd and Real Madrid are both mentioned as potential suitors for the Denmark international, with the piece noting that Real are confident they could sign him for around £65million.

It may well take more than that from United, however, as they’re a Premier League rival, though he’d surely be worth every penny after his years of world class performances in the Premier League.

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Christian Eriksen wants to leave Tottenham

Tottenham may also increasingly find they’re forced to accept a lower bid for Eriksen as he’s now in the final year of his contract with the north Londoners.

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Christian Eriksen has been linked as a replacement for Paul Pogba at Manchester United

The Evening Standard have previously linked the 27-year-old as a target to replace Paul Pogba for United, so it may be that any deal will hinge on the Frenchman leaving Old Trafford.

Still, that could soon be a reality for the Red Devils as the Sun report that the 26-year-old will beg the club to be allowed to leave as Real Madrid and Juventus show an interest in him.

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