Mauricio Pochettino comments on Christian Eriksen's Tottenham future

Christian Eriksen

Christian Eriksen will not be leaving Tottenham this summer, says manager Mauricio Pochettino.

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino insists Christian Eriksen is not for sale - amid interest from Italian champions Juventus.

The Denmark international had been subject to speculation linking him with a move to Turin, according to the Daily Mail, with the Old Lady eager to bolster their midfield after letting Arturo Vidal join Bayern Munich this summer. 

Speaking ahead of the Lilywhites' upcoming Premier League clash against Leicester, the Argentine manager said to the Daily Mail:

"He (Christian) is happy here."

"He has a contract and we keep the best players for the present and future and want to be a good squad for in the next few years to fight for the top four and win the Premier League one day.

Eriksen is one of Spurs’ key assets along with striker Harry Kane, with only the attacking midfielder and Nacer Chadli the only proven successes from the money spent when Gareth Bale left the club to join Real Madrid.

Despite featuring on two occasions for the London outfit this season, following fixtures against Manchester United and Stoke City, he has been unable to guide his side to a first victory of the new campaign. 

To date, he is the club's most creative player, having fashioned five key passes for the Lilywhites - including one assist - while he has completed 76% of his total attempted passes and 50% of his take ons. 

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