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Christian Eriksen: Manchester United consider late move for Tottenham midfielder

Potential move not dependent on Paul Pogba leaving Old Trafford; Eriksen previously said he would "like to try something new"

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 04: Christian Eriksen of Tottenham Hotspur during the 2019 International Champions Cup match between Tottenham Hotspur and FC Internazionale at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on August 4, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by James Williamson - AMA/Getty Images)
Image: Christian Eriksen's Tottenham deal expires at the end of the season

Manchester United are considering a late move for Tottenham’s Christian Eriksen before Thursday's transfer deadline, Sky Sports News understands.

There has not been any direct contact between the clubs over a deal yet but United are still looking to sign a new midfielder after losing Ander Herrera to PSG earlier this summer.

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With the Premier League transfer window closing on Thursday, the Transfer Talk panel consider whether Christian Eriksen might leave Tottenham this week.

The Denmark international's potential move to Old Trafford is not dependant on Paul Pogba leaving the club and United currently expect the midfielder to stay, one source has told SSN.

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Following reports Christian Eriksen is looking for a new challenge, we take a look at some of his best bits from this season in the Premier League.

With just one year remaining on his contract, Spurs are prepared to sell Eriksen in this window and there were talks with Real Madrid.

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A deal did not materialise, however, with Real boss Zinedine Zidane indicating a preference to try to sign Pogba instead.

Eriksen admitted earlier this summer that he "would like to try something new", but also left the door open to sign a new Spurs deal if he does not leave this summer.

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