Player watch: Christian Eriksen

SpartanSpur

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Not sure how De Jong could be Eriksen replacement as the place completely different positions?

De Jong plays deeper as a defensive midfielder so for me if anything they’d play in same team.
Eriksen has been playing deeper and deeper for us this season, and has become our creative hub. Although a more traditional CM (who can even play as deep as CB) I think FDJ was earmarked for that role.
 

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It'll be very tough to find a like for like replacement for Eriksen since he's so tactically flexible and can play numerous roles. If Eriksen leaves and Poch wants to replace him, it may not be for a typical no. 10-player.
Even if it should be obvious that what we really need in this squad is more passing ability.
 

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Coutinho wouldn’t give us the time of day. His wages are probably bigger than Kane’s too.
I agree that this would probably be the biggest stumbling block in any swap deal, but if he wanted the opportunity to play regularly and feature as a key player and he was willing to be realistic on wage demands it is one of the few options that I would like to see if we had no choice but to let Eriksen go.
 
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I agree that this would probably be the biggest stumbling block in any swap deal, but if he wanted the opportunity to play regularly and feature as a key player and he was willing to be realistic on wage demands it is one of the few options that I would like to see if we had no choice but to let Eriksen go.
He would not consider us. We’re a downward step, and the likes of Barca, Real, United players don’t even give us a thought when they need a move. It’s the same with Isco and people like that. We’re not in the game at the moment. It might change one day, but not for a while.
 

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He would not consider us. We’re a downward step, and the likes of Barca, Real, United players don’t even give us a thought when they need a move. It’s the same with Isco and people like that. We’re not in the game at the moment. It might change one day, but not for a while.
first thought is that you are right and that it is a bit strange because PC would certainly go to PSG for example (bonkers wages is useful of course)....but it is also worth noting that for the right money the goon squad got Alexis and Ozil.
SO it shows that in a year, with Poch/ new stadium and this group of players, we could get close to buying a top player IF we can get close on wages.

All that being said, I'd rather spend our money (if we have any) on a Maddison or Brooks to replace CE and then use any remainder to snaffle Chillwell for eg
 
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first thought is that you are right and that it is a bit strange because PC would certainly go to PSG for example (bonkers wages is useful of course)....but it is also worth noting that for the right money the goon squad got Alexis and Ozil.
SO it shows that in a year, with Poch/ new stadium and this group of players, we could get close to buying a top player IF we can get close on wages.

All that being said, I'd rather spend our money (if we have any) on a Maddison or Brooks to replace CE and then use any remainder to snaffle Chillwell for eg
That’s the point - we don’t pay those wages and Levy wouldn’t countenance paying agents the sort of fees they get from the super clubs to grease the wheels.
 

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Berbatov ; Sheringham ;Carrick; Modric ; Bale; Keane ; Cambell ; to name but a few they all wanted out and we are still here and struggling on . I say if anybody wants out get rid and get as much money as you can when they get to there new club and lets get someone in who wants to play for this club .I say we will survive and I also think we will thrive.
Erricsen very good player but not irreplaceable.We have been steadily getting better year after year and I believe withPoch and Levy we will get even better especially when in the new stadium .
My take is "you want out" then F..k off and let us get on with this project with people that want to be here.COYS
 

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Berbatov ; Sheringham ;Carrick; Modric ; Bale; Keane ; Cambell ; to name but a few they all wanted out and we are still here and struggling on . I say if anybody wants out get rid and get as much money as you can when they get to there new club and lets get someone in who wants to play for this club .I say we will survive and I also think we will thrive.
Eriksen very good player but not irreplaceable.We have been steadily getting better year after year and I believe withPoch and Levy we will get even better especially when in the new stadium .
My take is "you want out" then F..k off and let us get on with this project with people that want to be here.COYS
 

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Always thought he was overhyped, great player but not to the standards people make him out to be.

Not consistent enough, he will have a exceptional game when the opponent gives him space but struggle when teams press. He has given away the ball so often lately also his delivery from free kicks/corners have been shocking, never beating the first man... Oh and he hasn't scored from a free kick for us in years.

People will disagree but he reminds me of Ozil.
Well, I've got to admire your balls.
 

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Why the assumption that he's leaving?
Hasn't signed a new contract and hasn't expressed much interest in doing so, wants to play for RM and when we bought him he was running his contract out at Ajax so he could leave cheaply. I'm sure there is a chance he may stay, but considering his age, ability and desire to play for one of the biggest clubs in the world I can understand why he may think now is the time to move on. It would suck but I won't be amazed if he stays at this point.
 
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Hasn't signed a new contract and hasn't expressed much interest in doing so, wants to play for RM and when we bought him he was running his contract out at Ajax so he could leave cheaply. I'm sure there is a chance he may stay, but considering his age, ability and desire to play for one of the biggest clubs in the world I can understand why he may think now is the time to move on. It would suck but I won't be amazed if he stays at this point.
Fair points. But as I've said many times, I don't believe RM want to sign him
 
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Hasn't signed a new contract and hasn't expressed much interest in doing so, wants to play for RM and when we bought him he was running his contract out at Ajax so he could leave cheaply. I'm sure there is a chance he may stay, but considering his age, ability and desire to play for one of the biggest clubs in the world I can understand why he may think now is the time to move on. It would suck but I won't be amazed if he stays at this point.
It is an interesting one. Now is clearly the time for him to go to an elite club if he is ever going to do so.

The question is if an elite club will see him as a top target.
 
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