CHRISTIAN ERIKSEN snubbed Manchester United over a promise made to Tottenham owner Daniel Levy in 2017, according to reports.
The Daily Mail claimed the Dane’s agent Martin Schoots passed on the vow that he would not join another London club out of respect to Spurs.
And Eriksen, 29, apparently extended his promise to all English clubs when United’s interest came out.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was hoping to secure an 80million deal for the playmaker but failed to land his man.
Eriksen handed in a transfer request in 2019 after outlining his desire for a new challenge.
That sparked plenty of interest with both Real and Atletico Madrid joining Juventus in the hunt.
But the Spurs ace eventually joined Inter Milan for 17million in the January transfer window last year as his contract began to run down.
After initially struggling, Eriksen found his form under Antonio Conte and helped Inter win their first Serie A title since 2010.
The popular star went into cardiac arrest on the pitch while playing for Denmark in their Euro 2020 opener against Finland in the summer.
Eriksen was fitted with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator after thankfully making a full recovery.
But the Italian FA said in July that the Dane wouldneed it to be removedin orderto play for Inter again.
Since then, he has been linked with a short-term move to Brentford until the end of the season.
Meanwhile, Kieran Trippier has recently hit out at Spurs chief Levy.
Speaking about the atmosphere at the club prior to his move to Atletico Madrid, he said: I spoke to the manager about his plans and I didnt get a yes and I didnt get a no so you get the impression.
“The manager didnt say he wanted to move me on and I tried to speak to the chairman about it.
Its not nice when you know the club want to sell you.
I heard rumours about them selling me and its not nice but it happens and its football.
Its disappointing. I gave everything for the club and I wanted to stay, I had another couple of years left but everything happens for a reason.
“Me and the manager didnt leave on bad terms, he has done a lot for me and I respect him highly.
It is just a few things I tried to speak to the chairman, I just didnt really get an answer.
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