Christian Eriksen reportedly becomes latest player to turn down Man United
Another day, another rejection for Man United
In what is becoming a familiar pattern this summer, one of Manchester United's summer transfer targets has reportedly turned them down. This time, it's Christian Eriksen.
United boss Erik ten Hag worked with Eriksen briefly as he trained at Ajax after making his first steps back into football following his cardiac arrest at the 2020 European Championships.
Christian Eriksen reportedly turns down Man United.
The Denmark international is technically a free agent after his six-month deal at Brentford ended at the end of the 21/22 season. And while the 30-year-old has received an offer to extend his contract with the Premier League side, he is considering his options elsewhere.
Eriksen's return to football saw him look back to his very best, putting several clubs on red alert. The midfielder is also keen to play Champions League football once again - something Man United cannot offer next season. But that hasn't stopped them from trying.
According to The Guardian, the midfielder has turned down Man United's advances in favour of a return to Tottenham Hotspur.
Tottenham focused on other signings
Eriksen's wishes may not be granted though. As reported by The Daily Mail, Tottenham have 'stepped back' from the race to sign the Denmark midfielder.
Antonio Conte's side have made three signings already this summer (Fraser Forster, Yves Bissouma and Ivan Perisic) but want to prioritise other positions ahead of bringing back Eriksen.
It is believed that the 30-year-old wants to remain in London, opening the possibility of him signing a new contract at Brentford and remaining under Thomas Frank's guidance.