Christian Eriksen: Move away from Spurs ’nearly impossible‘ – Mauricio Pochettino

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Mauricio Pochettino says it’s“nearly impossible“ that Christian Eriksen will depart Tottenham ahead of the transfer window shuts in Europe on Monday.
The midfielder, who has been linked with Real Madrid, started his second match of the season at Arsenal and scored in a 2-2 draw.
„His head was so obvious he wished to perform,“ explained Pochettino.
„It’s extremely hard for something to happen [with a move ], that’s the reason why it was clear.“
When he doesn’t agree that an extension to his current deal, which expires in the season’s close midfielder Eriksen could depart Tottenham to a free transfer next summer.
Spurs signed French midfielder Tanguy Ndombele from Lyon to get a club listing 53.8m that summer, as well as procuring the assistance of Argentine midfielder Giovani Lo Celso on loan from Real Betis.
Pochettino has voiced frustration about the European transfer window inducing a range of his players, including Jan Vertonghen and Eriksen, to be unsettled, but hopes this can allow the club to hit the reset button and then proceed.
„I had been a tiny bit worried about the situation, because we knew very well what was going on,“ he said.
„I’m hopeful, happy. What is significant is to all be with the club, on exactly the identical page.
„That players have a very clear idea where we want to arrive and how we would like to proceed, clear heads like now, Christian and unique players. (On Monday) they are only going to be centered on Tottenham, perhaps not on thinking about different things that make management so difficult.“
The Dane opened the scoring in the north London derby of Sunday, following around tap at home after Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno could only parry the shot of Erik Lamela.
Spurs dropped their lead during Harry Kane’s penalty, awarded for Granit Xhaka’s filthy on Son Heung-min, but goals in Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang gave the Gunners a deserved point.
„Christian Eriksen needed a huge performance. The whole team had a very good performance,“ Pochettino told BBC Sport.
„I liked it a lot. You would like to win, but you aspire to play these types of games weekly.“
Last week, Pochettino discounted speculation he’ll leave Tottenham after Sunday’s north London derby with Arsenal as“dumb“, after a bookmakers stopped taking bets on him becoming the primary Premier League manager to proceed from his job this year.
Last monthhe admitted he’s“not in charge“ of transfers at Tottenham and said his job name ought to be changed from manager to coach.
But the Argentine was upbeat on Sunday, stating:“I am optimistic and happy to work together with the squad and try to fight for large things for the club.
„What happened in the past occurred before and you cannot mend it. It’s about drawing on a strong line . It’s important to move on and learn from the past.“
Arsenal boss Unai Emery had been happy with his side’s fightback to claim some point, even though he sensed that their failure to“play their mind“ cost them a win.
„This was an incredible game,“ Emery told BBC Sport. „We are proud of our job and our fans. The outcome is not the very best for us.
„The key was that the very first aim to give us confidence and provide us more opportunities in the second half. We deserved it. We did lots of things. We made some mistakes and they have great players.
„Before their first aim we were playing nicely. Occasionally our heart is more strong than our mind.“
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