Tottenham’s Christian Eriksen is in fine form for Tottenham Hotspur. The Danish attacking midfielder tallied 13 points against Leicester City in gameweek 26 thanks to a goal and an assist. He now has 107 in Fantasy Premier League this season, while only costing managers £9.3 million.
Tottenham’s Christian Eriksen in brilliant form amid interest from other clubs
According to reports this week, Tottenham have made headway in their attempts to sign Eriksen to a new long-term contract. However, the club may have to fend off interest from Spain’s Barcelona and Real Madrid.
Eriksen has five goals and nine assists this season. He is just one assist off of his FPL total from last season when he scored 11 goals and added 10 assists.
The dynamite Dane scored a whopping 199 FPL points in 2017-18. Despite it being a fantastic total, it was still 19 points fewer than the prior term when he tallied 20 assists.
Tottenham travel to Turf Moor on Saturday for a lunchtime kickoff. In Spurs’ last game against Burnley, Eriksen played just 25 minutes, notching a goal and seven FPL points.
His goal was the lone strike of the game giving Spurs a 1-0 win.
Christian Eriksen contract
Although Tottenham want to hand out contracts to their stars, they may be forced to pick between them. One source claims Spurs may have to choose between a long-term deal for Eriksen or a contract for centre-back Toby Alderweireld.
Tottenham activated Alderweireld’s club option earlier this season and it will keep him at the club until 2020.
Eriksen’s current contract also expires in 2020, but Spurs do not have an option on him.Based on his play this season, Eriksen is a no-brainer to receive a new deal.
Spurs fans may be unhappy over the way the club’s financial dealings are currently, but it is likely only one player can be retained.
FPL managers will hope Eriksen is the player kept. His performances have been consistent with the occasional double-digit points spike.
Tottenham have lost just three times to Burnley in their last 15 meetings. Those 15 games date back to 2002 due to Burnley’s promotions and relegations.
Spurs last loss to Burnley was in the Premier League in 2010. Tottenham have gone nine games unbeaten against Burnley since their last loss.