It has been reported that Barcelona know that they would have to pay between €50 million and €70m (£43.95m and £61.53m) for Lemar, while it is unknown how much Tottenham would want for Eriksen.
Positive for Tottenham Hotspur
Barcelona reportedly preferring Lemar to Eriksen is certainly great for Tottenham, as the North London outfit need to keep hold of the Denmark international attacking midfielder.
The 26-year-old former Ajax star, who earns £70,000 per week as salary according to Sky Sports, is one of the most creative footballers in Europe, and him staying at Spurs would keep the North London outfit competitive in the Premier League and in the Champions League.
Negative for Liverpool
According to The Mirror, Liverpool are interested in signing Lemar from Monaco in the summer transfer window.
True, Liverpool can provide Lemar with Premier League and Champions League football, but playing for Barcelona is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
Then there is the prospect of playing with a certain Lionel Messi…