Sources: Tottenham offered chance to re-sign Villas-Boas recruit pre-January
Tottenham have been offered the chance to re-sign Christian Eriksen ahead of the January window, Football Insider has learned.
Inter Milan were keen to let their January signing head out on loan before the transfer window shut last month and will provide an even bigger window for interested teams to swoop going into the new year.
A recruitment source has told Football Insider that intermediaries have offered Eriksen to his former club Spurs as well as other leading Premier League sides.
Inter are keen to trim their wage bill and need to raise funds through player sales or offloading big earners on loan.
Eriksen fits into that category after joining in January for a fee of around £17million and landing a £200,000-a-week contract.
His form tailed off in his final half-season at Tottenham as speculation over his future appeared to have a negative effect on his influence.
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The once nailed-on starter was in and out of the side, both under Jose Mourinho and Mauricio Pochettino before he was sacked last November.
At Inter, Eriksen has not made the impact that Antonio Conte and the Inter hierarchy had hoped.
He has failed to score or assist from his seven appearances this season, and was an unused substitute in yesterday’s 1-1 draw against Atalanta.
It is a far cry from his former status at Tottenham, where Eriksen developed into one of Europe’s top playmakers after signing from Ajax in 2013 when Andre Villas-Boas was manager.
Tottenham have already re-signed one club legend this summer when they completed the loan signing of Gareth Bale.