Jose seeking Eriksen replacement after failing to get contract-rebel to stay

first_imgJOSE MOURINHO is in the market for a new attacking midfielder with Christian Eriksen making it clear he wants to leave, according to reports.The Portuguese boss was keen to hold talks with the Danish international over his future after refusing to pen a new deal.2 Christian Eriksen has told Tottenham he will leave the clubCredit: EPAEriksen, 27, is out of contract at the end of the season meaning European clubs can sign him to a pre-contract for nothing in January ahead of a summer move.Mourinho was hoping his arrival at the club would be the catalyst for Eriksen to commit his future at Spurs.But the Telegraph report how he has already made up his mind with Juventus and Inter Milan ready to offer him a contract.Tottenham may even let him leave next month if they receive the right offer to avoid losing him for nothing.Real Madrid were believed to have shown an interest but that has seemingly cooled.His impending departure means that Mourinho is ready to make a move in the transfer window despite being told he won’t have wads of cash to spend.The manager will look to replace him but may need to sell players before being able to fork out on new signings.LADBROKES 1-2-FREE Simply predict Man City vs Man Utd, Leicester and Wolves scores this coming weekend and win £100most read in footballTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battleTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubExclusiveRIYAD RAIDMan City’s Riyad Mahrez has three luxury watches stolen in £500,000 raidI SAW ROORodallega saw Rooney ‘drinking like madman’ & Gerrard ‘on bar dancing shirtless’NEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticREF RELEASEDChampions League ref Vincic released by cops after arrest in prostitution raidKEANE DEALEx Man United youth ace David Jones says Roy Keane negotiated a contract for himREF RAIDChampions League ref Vincic ‘arrested in raid into drugs and prostitution ring’NICE RONCristiano Ronaldo goes on family bike ride with partner Georgina Rodriguez & kidsMourinho is also in the market for a backup striker to relieve the pressure from Harry Kane’s shoulders.A central defender is also on the Christmas list with the futures of Toby Alderweireld and Jan Vertonghen also left uncertain.Both players have so far refused to extend their contracts but the club are optimistic a deal can be reached.2 Mourinho will be in the market to replace the Danish playmakerCredit: AFP or licensorsJose Mourinho says Manchester United is in his history book as Spurs prepare to take on the Red Devilslast_img read more