Brentford have a huge battle on their hands in order to convince Christian Eriksen to sign a new contract beyond the end of this season, with former club Tottenham amongst the sides thinking about signing him on a totally free transfer.
The midfielder joined the Bees on a six-month handle January after his contract with Inter was mutually terminated towards the end of 2021 due to rules around Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators.
Eriksen has revealed he still has what it takes to dip into the top level following his cardiac arrest last summer, with Brentford winning each of the 4 games he's begun for them thus far - they had actually handled just six Premier League success prior to his arrival.
Brentford boss Thomas Frank has actually publicly firmly insisted that Eriksen's future won't be chosen up until the end of the season but that it's 'reasonable' to anticipate him to sign a new deal with the club.
However, Eriksen's stock is rising once again and sources have actually confirmed to 90min that while internally Brentford are confident that he will extend his stay in west London, they face fierce competition.Tottenham - who Eriksen bet in between 2013 and 2020 - do hold an interest, though it is currently unclear whether the Dane is open to a reunion offered the manner of his departure.
Aston Villa, Crystal Palace, Everton, Newcastle and West Ham are all looking into using Eriksen a contract this summer along with Brentford's local rivals Fulham, who have actually all but sealed promotion back to the Premier League.
There is interest from abroad too, however it's comprehended that the 30-year-old wishes to remain in England.
Eriksen is not thought to be seeking the six-figure wages he was on at Spurs and Inter but he does want his stature to be acknowledged in the next contract he signs.