Sunday, September 8, 2013

Eriksen "Dortmund were interested"

Eriksen "Dortmund were interested"

 Christian Eriksen has revealed that he was contacted by Borussia Dortmund before signing for Tottenham from Ajax

Earlier in the summer, Dortmund were heavily linked with Eriksen as they looked for a replacement for the departed Mario Gotze, and the player himself spoke of his admiration for the club.

However the Bundesliga club turned Their attention to Henrikh Mkhitaryan, while Eriksen moved to English Premier League side Tottenham in the final days of the transfer window.

The Danish international has now Stated that he did have contact with Dortmund, but the move never materialized.

Eriksen told Danish paper BT, "Dortmund was interested, and they Columbia and me. I guess that they have contacted all the candidates they had, and I was one of the many. They were interested, and there was a phone call from them. But it's a long time ago and a lot has happened since. "

BT have also reported that Eriksen turned down a late move to French money bags PSG, who made ​​a move just before the midfielder signed for Spurs. The Paris based side were willing to offer Ajax sea money than the English side, and the player a bigger salary.

However Tottenham's ambition swayed him to reject the offer from PSG straight away.

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