An insight into the length of the contract understood to have been offered up to Christian Eriksen on the part of Manchester United has been provided on Saturday.
Danish international Eriksen, of course, secured a return to English football this past January.
After seeing his contract with Italian heavyweights Inter Milan terminated owing to Serie A’s rules surrounding the use of implanted cardioverter defibrillators, a device which the 30-year-old was fitted with on the back of his frightening cardiac arrest at last summer’s European Championships, Eriksen was afforded a fresh start by Premier League newcomers Brentford.
And to say that this is an opportunity which the Dane went on to take full advantage of would be putting it lightly.
Eriksen featured from the off in ten of Brentford’s final 11 league outings, notching a goal and four assists along the way, proving beyond any measure of doubt that he remains more than capable of cutting his teeth at the top level of the game.
With such form, though, has come inevitable speculation surrounding Eriksen’s future beyond the summer.
The 30-year-old’s terms with Brentford are due to come to a close at the end of the month, with it currently unclear where he stands on the possibility of putting pen to paper on an extension in west London.
Such uncertainty, in turn, is understood to have seen a number of rival Premier League clubs enter the fray, chief amongst them Manchester United and Eriksen’s former employers, Tottenham Hotspur.
And now, as alluded to above, an insight into the details of the offer tabled by the latter of these sides to the Dane has been provided.
The info comes courtesy of Simon Mullock of The Mirror, who has confirmed that the transfer team at Old Trafford have sanctioned a one-year deal for Eriksen, followed by an option to extend for a further 12 months.
A one-year contract offer for Eriksen has been tabled, with the option of a further 12 months [@MullockSMirror]
— United Zone (@ManUnitedZone_) June 18, 2022
It now remains to be seen whether such terms will be of interest to the veteran midfielder, amid suggestions that he could favour staying put in London, a stance which would of course favour Antonio Conte’s Tottenham.
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