Christian Eriksen is deciding whether to join Manchester United or stay at Brentford. Both clubs have made attractive offers to the 30-year-old, but United is more financially attractive.
Eriksen worked with Erik ten Haag when he trained with Ajax as part of his return to football after his terrible collapse while playing for Denmark at Euro 2020. Teaming up again as part of United's anticipated new era has been its highlight. But sources close to the midfielder, whose short-term contract at Brentford expires at the end of June, said he and his family are settled in London and have objections about relocating to the North West.
Eriksen wants to start every game to ensure Denmark's place in the World Cup squad later this year. His priority after missing the Euro was due to a cardiac arrest in the first game. Mainly plays under Antonio Conte with two central midfielders and has been committed to Rodrigo Bentancur and Yves Bisouma this year.
Eriksen's comfort in London, that money is not his priority, and the strength of his relationship with the people at Brentford, including many of his Danish teammates and Danish head coach Thomas Frank, keep the club in a strong position. Yet as he remains in the dark about his future while he is on vacation considering his options, Eriksen and his agent Martin Schutt's offer nothing to even their closest confidants in the game.
Manchester United is in talks with Barcelona to sign midfielder Frankie de Jong. The two clubs remain separate in their valuations, but United are still hopeful they can strike a deal, and there is growing confidence that the player wants to come and reunite with Ten Haag - with whom he worked at Ajax. Did.