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Agent says Spurs ace Eriksen always wanted by bigger clubs

The agent of Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen says he's used to interest from bigger clubs.

Eriksen has finally signed a four-year contract, worth about £75,000 a week, after more than a year of negotiations.

His representative Martin Schoots told BT: “Now that everything is closed, I can tell you that the situation hasn't really changed since Christian was 14, when the first big clubs started to call.

“They continued to do so over the most recent period. There has been concrete interest from four Champions League clubs, from France, Spain, Italy and England. Two of them played in the Champions League final not too long ago.

“We took it as a great compliment. One of the managers, Laurent Blanc (who was then at Paris St Germain), spoke openly about his admiration for Christian some time ago – and he is a World Cup winner.

“Christian was flattered by the interest but never wanted to do anything about it, so the clubs know this. As I said, he is just very happy at Tottenham and it was always in his mind to stay longer."

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