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Official of league leaders describes Tottenham Hotspur ace as ‘interesting player’

Inter Milan’s chief executive Giuseppe Marotta has told Sky Sports that the club are interested in signing Christian Eriksen from Tottenham Hotspur in the January transfer window.

Eriksen is out of contract at Tottenham at the end of the season, and no new deal is in place.

Inter chief executive Marotta has said that the Italian club are interested in the Denmark international attacking midfielder, but he has said that there has been no contact regarding a transfer.

Marotta told Sky Sports: “Eriksen is an excellent player whose contract expires in June and we have had no contact with Tottenham. I still believe that there are many teams interested in him and we have not started any kind of negotiations.

“I simply say that he is an important and interesting player. We are looking for a midfielder and a winger. We are having several contacts with companies and agents to try to improve this position.

“We have not yet reached a conclusion because we want to do everything very calmly to keep our bar high.”


Eriksen has made nine starts and eight substitute appearances in the Premier League for Tottenham so far this season, scoring two goals and providing two assists in the process, according to WhoScored.

The former Ajax star has also made two starts and three substitute appearances in the Champions League for Spurs so far this campaign, scoring one goal and providing one assist in the process, according to WhoScored.

Inter are at the top of the Serie A table at the moment with 45 points from 18 matches, level on points with second-placed and defending Italian champions Juventus.

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