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Chritian Eriksen staying at Tottenham 'vital', says Danny Rose

Danny Rose and Christian Eriksen
Image: Christian Eriksen's Tottenham contract expires in 14 months' time

Danny Rose says it is "vital" that Tottenham are able to persuade Christian Eriksen to sign a new contract and remain in north London.

The Denmark midfielder's deal expires at the end of next season, meaning that as things stand, he will be able to leave Spurs as a free agent in the summer of 2020.

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Mauricio Pochettino said earlier this week he was "hopeful" of convincing Eriksen to stay, and Rose has now urged the club to act.

The left back said: "It's obviously vital [that Eriksen stays]. If you look over the five years that the manager's been here, Christian has played the most games and that says a lot.

"When Christian doesn't play, there are questions that we don't look the same. He links everything up for us.

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"The lads in the changing room trust the people upstairs to hopefully get him to sign.

"We have every possible foundation at the club - the training ground, the stadium now, the fan-base, the players. But it's not just the foundations that attract players and make players want to stay.

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"It's out of the players' control. We just have to trust that the people upstairs are going to do whatever they see fit to help us make that next step.

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"We know that our manager is a winner. He demands the best from us and he wants to win something as well.

"So while everybody is on the same page, we can just look forward to next season and see what it brings."

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