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Matthaus urges Bayern Munich to blank 'slow' Eriksen

German great Lothar Matthaus has urged former side Bayern Munich to forget about Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen.

Matthaus says he "is too slow" to succeed at Bayern.

Eriksen has failed to agree to a new contract in north London and will be available to walk away from Tottenham for free next summer.

"If he is not good enough for Tottenham, he is not good enough for Bayern," Matthaus told Sport1. "Uli Hoeness has also said that Bayern do not need substitutes.

"Eriksen is a fine technician, a typical No 10. But he's too slow, and Niko Kovac likes fast players.

"For me, Eriksen is not the kind of player who makes all the difference at the highest level, so concentrate on the transfer of Kai Havertz next summer, and you still have Philippe Coutinho, who plays well as a 10."

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