Clinton Morrison comments on Tottenham's Christian Eriksen

Christian Eriksen #23 and Cameron Carter-Vickers #38 of Tottenham Hotspur acknowledge fans after being defeated in an International Champions Cup match against FC Barcelona at the Rose...

Christian Eriksen is out of contract with Tottenham Hotspur in 2020.

Christian Eriksen #23 of Tottenham Hotspur battles for the ball with Luca Antonelli #31 of AC Milan in the second half during the International Champions Cup 2018 at U.S. Bank Stadium on...

Clinton Morrison has told Sky Sports that he doesn't know why Christian Eriksen isn't signing a new deal with Tottenham Hotspur.

Eriksen's future in North London is under the microscope, with his contract only valid until 2020.

That means Tottenham might have to sell this summer or risk losing him for free 12 months later.

It was touted by The Mirror last month that Real Madrid would offer Spurs around £50 million and Gareth Bale in exchange for the Denmark international.

 

The 27-year-old is arguably having his best season with the Lilywhites, and former Premier League striker Morrison intimates that he should stay put.

“I think he’s been excellent, and it would be hard to replace him," Morrison told Sky Sports.

"I don’t know why he’s not signing a contract at Tottenham, he’s been outstanding and I thought he had a good relationship with Pochettino.

“But if they lose him, that’s a massive blow because he’s been tremendous.”

Eriksen, in this market, is easily worth a nine-figure sum, but the problem is his contract. He isn't worth in excess of £100 million when he is available for free in only 14 months.

Of course, they have the same problem with Toby Alderweireld, though extending Eriksen's contract would be a far bigger coup because, well, Eriksen is a far bigger player for the North Londoners.

Christian Eriksen of Spurs takes a corner during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur at Stamford Bridge on April 1, 2018 in London, England.

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