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Spurs must try to sell Eriksen: Robinson

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According to the former Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper, the team must try and sell Christian Eriksen as soon as possible before his contract expires.

The Christian Eriksen saga is still open.

During the whole English Premier League summer transfer window there were rumors he was leaving Tottenham Hotspur.

And his contract is almost expiring, which is why former Spurs goalkeeper Paul Robinson has urged his ex-team to sell him.

“I’d be surprised if they do keep hold of him due to the fact that he still hasn’t signed his contract that he has been offered,” Robinson told Sky Sports.

“He’s made noises that he is ready for a new challenge. He’s been at the club now for six years now and the fact that he hasn’t signed a new contract going into his final year – I think it does have an effect on the team.”

“I think it does have an effect on the players around him and I think genuinely if he did want to stay and his heart was there he would have signed it by now,” he added.

“The chairman has obviously put a price tag on his head [and] they have to get value for money. If he’s not going to sign a contract then they have to cash in.”

He commented: “The problem you have got is that the player clearly wants a new challenge, and if the window closes and he’s still at your club, you have then got to motivate that player until his new challenge arrives either at the end of the season, or in January, or whenever that may be.”

“As a manager, you’ve then got a player who didn’t want to be around, so you’ve got to motivate that player and get him back on board and buy into what you are doing for the next 12 months.”