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Inter are about to sign Tottenham star Christian Eriksen but the Denmark midfielder could have joined AC Milan instead for an extremelly low fee.
Tottenham star Christian Eriksen is very close to becoming a new Inter player. There is already an agreement between the Nerazzurri club and the agent of the Danish midfielder but so far Inter have failed to reach a deal with the English club.
The Spurs ask for 20 million euros, while Inter sporting director Giuseppe Marotta does not seem willing to offer more than 15 million. The feeling is that a meeting point can be found, considering that in any case the contract of the former Ajax expires in June and he would leave Tottenham on a free transfer then.
Christian Eriksen would be a great signing for Inter, who would secure one of the best midfielders in the world at a very low fee. In the past, the player could have joined AC Milan for practically nothing. Corriere dello Sport reports that the 15-year-old Eriksen had a trial with the Rossoneri 13 years ago. At that time he played with Odense in Denmark.
After the trial AC Milan decided not to sign Eriksen and the youngster returned to Denmark. One year latter the world class midfielder would transfer to Ajax for a fee of 1.5 million euros. Despite his young age he quickly became a regular starter for Ajax and in 4 years in Netherlands he won three league titles.
In 2013 the Danish midfielder moved to England for a bargain fee of 13 million euros. In sever seasons at Tottenham Christian Eriksen has established himself as one of the best attacking midfielders in the world but has failed to win a single trophy. Reaching the Champions League final last year remains the highlight of his career with Tottenham.
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