Barcelona target Tottenham ace Christian Eriksen


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As the January transfer window grows ever closer it seems increasingly likely that Catalan super club Barcelona will look past Liverpool ace Philippe Coutinho, and instead turn their attention to less resistant clubs than Liverpool.

One player that the La Liga leaders are eyeing is Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen, according to the Express, who could be the perfect man to lead the clubs midfield for the long term.

Eriksen has been instrumental in Spurs’ success under manager Mauricio Pochettino, registering a hugely impressive eight goals and 15 assists in the Premier League last season as the North London club finished in second position.

The Danish international has also been getting it done at international level, recently scoring a phenomenal hat-trick in his nation’s World Cup qualification playoff clash with Ireland.

His goals booked Denmark’s place in Russia next summer, and gave him a total of 11 goals through qualifying. That tally made him the third highest goal scorer in the European qualification campaign, behind only Robert Lewandowski and Cristiano Ronaldo.

There is little doubt of Eriksen’s talent, and no question as to whether he would be capable of fitting into the Barcelona midfield. With Andres Iniesta nearing retirement, Eriksen could be the perfect replacement for the legendary Spaniard.