Tottenham prepared to sell Christian Eriksen for less than £40m – report

Tottenham are ready to sell Christian Eriksen in a cut-price deal in January, according to a report

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Tottenham Hotspur are ready to sell Christian Eriksen for less than £40m in the January transfer window, according to a report in England.

The Evening Standard is reporting that Spurs chairman Daniel Levy is pushing to sell the Denmark international in January rather than lose Eriksen for nothing in the summer.

The same article states that Eriksen has made it clear to the north London side that he won’t be signing a new contract before the end of his current deal which expires in the summer.

According to the same story, Jose Mourinho’s appointment as Mauricio Pochettino’s successor hasn’t triggered a change of heart after the Danish star informed his new manager that he wants a new challenge in La Liga or Serie A.

The Evening Standard goes on to add that Levy is determined to avoid losing Eriksen on a free transfer next summer so the Tottenham chief is looking to sell the 27-year-old at a “competitive price” in January.

The report claims that Levy is prepared to drop his initial valuation of £80m to less than £40m in order to facilitate Eriksen’s departure for a reasonable sum.

Tottenham haven’t won the Premier League or the Champions League since Eriksen moved to Spurs from Ajax in an £11m deal in the 2013 summer transfer window.

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