Darren Bent suggested Tottenham playmaker Christian Eriksen would be brave to stay at the club considering the teams likely to be keen on him.

Speaking exclusively to Football Insider correspondent Laura O’Leary, the ex-Spurs forward shared he thought the odds were still in favour of the Danish midfielder leaving the club.

Eriksen’s contract is due to expire at the end of the current campaign and it has been reported that Manchester United are keen on his services.

Bent explained that the only way Eriksen wouldn’t need to be brave in order to stay put in North London is if he doesn’t get the offers you’d expect him to.

“I still think it’s 60-40 he leaves, it’s hard,” Bent told Football Insider.

“Tottenham are a big club but if you’ve got the likes of Bayern Munich, Barca all courting you, it’s going to take a brave man to stay at Tottenham, rather than go to one of the superpower giants.

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“I guess it depends on offers because Toby signed his new contract then you think well, his buyout clause was £25million in the summer and no one matched it, so maybe the offers weren’t there so he had to sign.

“So it’s an interesting one, but I do think Eriksen is 60-40 that he leaves.”

Eriksen has played 22 times across all competitions for Spurs this season, with Jose Mourinho even opting to start him in the 2-2 draw with Norwich City.

The 27-year-old playmaker has been with Tottenham since joining the club from Ajax in 2013 and he has racked up 299 appearances for the club.

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