CHRISTIAN ERIKSEN will reportedly turn down a move to Manchester United as he is keen to stay in London.
The 30-year-old midfielder returned to the Premier League in January – just seven months after suffering cardiac arrest while on international duty with Denmark at Euro2020.
He signed a short-term contract with Brentford on deadline day and made an immediate impression on arrival.
In 11 appearances he recorded five goals and helped the club to a mid-table position.
But he will now be a free agent again when his contract expires at the end of this month.
Manchester United have been heavily linked with swooping down for the star but their chances of striking a deal now look slim.
According to The Athletic, Eriksen would like to stay in London so a move to Old Trafford seems unlikely.
The Red Devils already have an offer on the table but persuading him to accept it could now prove difficult.
Brentford and Tottenham are also competing for his signature but the midfielder has already turned down an offer from the Bees.
Spurs boss Antonio Conte is said to be keen on reuniting with Eriksen after the pair enjoyed success together at Inter Milan.
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And the north London side could put a significant offer on the table to lure him back.
Eriksen spent six and a half years at Tottenham before moving to Italy in 2020.
During that time, he scored 69 goals and provided 90 assists in 304 games across all competitions.
Spurs started a busy summer with the signing of Ivan Perisic, who arrived on a free transfer from Inter Milan.
Goalkeeper Fraser Forster, 34, has been announced as the club’s second summer signing – he also joined on a free transfer from Premier League rivals Southampton.
Tottenham have also completed the signing of Yves Bissouma in a £25m deal from Brighton.
The midfielder has signed a four-year contract with the Londoners.
https://www.the-sun.com/sport/5589526/christian-eriksen-snub-man-utd-transfer-stay-london/ Christian Eriksen set to snub Man Utd transfer as Denmark star ‘wants to stay in London’ in support of Spurs and Brentford