MX23RW : Wednesday, December 11 11:28:33| >> :600:2348016:2348016:

Spurs midfielder Christian Eriksen: 'No link between contract talks, game time'

Eriksen: 'Contract talks not hindering game time'
© Reuters
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Christian Eriksen insists that his marginal lack of game time this season is not a result of failing to pen a new contract.

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Christian Eriksen has said that he does not feel like he is being treated differently for failing to pen a new contract.

With less than a year remaining on his existing deal, Eriksen is expected to leave Spurs in one of the next two transfer windows.

The Dane has sometimes been left out of Mauricio Pochettino's starting lineup or 18-man squad this season, leading to suggestions that his omissions are down to factors behind the scenes.

However, while acknowledging the difference in game time, Eriksen insists that Spurs still regard him as one of the club's key men.

The playmaker told Danish outlet BT: "I feel 100% that Tottenham has complete confidence in me. There is not that big a difference, except that I play a little less this year.

"I don't feel there is a connection between my contract situation and the fact that I haven't played as many matches."

Eriksen has made eight starts and six substitute outings in all competitions during the current campaign.

body check tags ::

Christian Eriksen future - Click here for more stories

Click here for more stories about Christian Eriksen

Click here for more stories about Tottenham Hotspur

Share this article now:
Instagram - Follow Sports Mole
Roma's Lorenzo Pellegrini celebrates after scoring against Lazio in September 2018
Read Next:
Spurs eye Pellegrini as Eriksen replacement?
>
Sports Mole Logo
Enter your email address to subscribe to Sports Mole's free daily transfer newsletter! Sent twice a day during the transfer window.

Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Liverpool16151040142646
2Leicester CityLeicester16122239102938
3Manchester CityMan City16102444192532
4Chelsea169253124729
5Manchester UnitedMan Utd166642519624
6Wolverhampton WanderersWolves165922319424
7Tottenham HotspurSpurs166553023723
8Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd165741916322
9Arsenal165742424022
10Crystal Palace166461418-422
11Newcastle UnitedNewcastle166461723-622
12Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton165472024-419
13Burnley165382129-818
14Everton165291928-917
15Bournemouth164481824-616
16West Ham UnitedWest Ham164481828-1016
17Aston Villa164392328-515
18Southampton164391835-1715
19Norwich CityNorwich1632111734-1711
20Watford16169930-219

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!