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Christian Eriksen: Barcelona enquire about signing Tottenham midfielder this month

Tottenham Hotspur's Christian Eriksen at full time during the Premier League match at St Mary's Stadium
Image: Barcelona have made an enquiry about signing Christian Eriksen

Barcelona have made an enquiry about signing Christian Eriksen from Tottenham in the January transfer window.

Eriksen met with Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy on Tuesday and reiterated that he wants to join Inter Milan this month, according to Sky in Italy.

Inter are still pushing hard to get him but it now appears as though Barcelona have entered the frame for his signature.

However, while there is still no agreement between Tottenham and Inter on the final fee for Eriksen, personal terms are understood to have been agreed and the deal is close to being completed, according to Sky in Italy.

Christian Eriksen
Image: Eriksen has been free to negotiate a pre-contract agreement with foreign clubs since January 1

Eriksen's contract expires at the end of the season and he has been free to negotiate a pre-contract agreement with foreign clubs since January 1.

Inter made a renewed £11m plus bonuses offer for the Denmark international on Monday, but Spurs are holding out for their £17m valuation.

However, Inter Milan's chief-executive Giuseppe Marotta is optimistic the two clubs can agree a deal for Eriksen this month. He told Sky in Italy: "Eriksen is a fantastic player. We're waiting and we're still confident in this deal."

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The 27-year-old has made 28 appearances in all competitions for Spurs this season but has scored just twice in the Premier League.


He was included in Tottenham's matchday squad for their 2-1 win over Norwich on Wednesday, coming off the bench shortly after the hour-mark.

Inter have already completed the signings of Victor Moses and Ashley Young this month.

How to follow the January transfer window with Sky Sports

Sky Sports will bring you the very latest news from the January transfer market with the return of three shows.

Start your day with Good Morning Transfers at 9am as our team of reporters bring you the latest news and insight. Transfer Talk then follows at midday delivering analysis of the biggest stories. Then join us at 7pm for the definitive round-up of the day's news with The Transfer Show.

Meanwhile, the Transfer Talk podcast will also be back at the turn of the year with more expert analysis from here and across the continent.

And as well as tuning into Sky Sports News, don't miss a thing with our dedicated Transfer Centre blog.

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