Report: Inter Milan make Tottenham Hotspur star Christian Eriksen their highest transfer priority

Tottenham's Christian Eriksen waves to fans after the game

Eriksen is yet to sign a new contract at Spurs, and the Serie A side want to swoop.

Tottenham's Christian Eriksen waves to fans after the game

Tottenham Hotspur could be in danger of losing a key player this summer as Calciomercato report that Inter Milan have made midfielder Christian Eriksen their top transfer priority for the remainder of the summer.

Eriksen has two years left on his current deal at White Hart Lane but has allegedly rejected Spurs' offer of an extension, as reported by talkSPORT, as he holds out for a higher wage.

Although the Danish international is thought to be happy at Spurs and plans to sign a new deal, that situation has alerted clubs across Europe that the 24-year-old could be a realistic target.

Tottenham's Christian Eriksen before the match

According to Italian outlet Calciomercato, one such club are Inter, who are looking to present their expected new manager Frank de Boer with a present upon his appointment.

De Boer has previously worked with Eriksen for five years at Ajax, with De Boer first nurturing the midfielder when he was a youth coach at the club, before helping to develop him into a first-team star upon his appointment as senior boss in 2010.

The two men have a deep mutual respect for each other, and though Eriksen is happy and settled in North London, Inter are hoping that the thought of reuniting with his mentor will be enough to convince him to move to the San Siro.

Ajax coach Frank de Boer and assistant coach Dennis Bergkamp (R) before the match

Mauricio Pochettino and Daniel Levy will be desperate to keep hold of the Dane, however, as he remains a key player for their cause.

Eriksen has not missed a single Premier League match since his first season for Spurs in 2013-14, and made a career season-high of 50 appearances in all competitions last season.

With Tottenham back in the Champions League this term, Eriksen may finally feel that the club can fulfill his ambitions, and an exit remains unlikely despite the De Boer factor.

Tottenham's Christian Eriksen applauds fans after the game

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