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Eriksen to choose Real Madrid over Man Utd (Daily Express)

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Daily Express says Tottenham Hotspur's Christian Eriksen is set to have a summer choice between Real Madrid and Manchester United.

Tottenham Hotspur's Christian Eriksen is reportedly facing an end-of-season choice between Real Madrid and Manchester United.

Levy ready to sell Eriksen for around 100m euros

With Eriksen about to head into the final 12 months of his contract and stalling on a new deal, the Daily Express says Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy may be willing to sell for around 100 million euros this year, rather than risk losing the Denmark international midfielder for nothing in summer 2020.

Poor Spurs-United relations mean Madrid preferred

Of his two possible destinations, says the Express, Eriksen would choose Madrid. The newspaper adds that Spurs would probably prefer to see the 27-year-old go to the Bernabéu, as their relationship with United has been strained ever since Dimitar Berbatov's 26-million-euro switch to the Red Devils in 2008. Indeed, Tottenham are yet to sell another player to the club.

It's a situation that Madrid have benefited from previously, having snapped up Luka Modric and Gareth Bale from Spurs despite United's interest in signing the pair. What's more, the North London club also put the brakes on a potential Eric Dier move to Old Trafford in 2017, forcing United to turn to Chelsea's Nemanja Matic instead.