Christian Eriksen: Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino says deal would be 'fantastic'

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Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino accepts that Christian Eriksen has the right to ponder a future away from the club.

No player in Tranmere Rovers white could have swirled the ball into the top corner like Serge Aurier did for the Spurs opener, and no League Two attacker could have strolled past an entire backline like Heung-Min Son did for their second.

"You would like this player with you but he has every right to do what he wants", said Pochettino before Friday's FA Cup third-round tie at League Two Tranmere. "Oh the manager doesn't want to win the FA Cup or disrespects the competition the Carabao Cup or FA Cup". It is the opposite. "I wasn't really fully prepared to play in the Premier League back then but after training extensively with players like Davinson [Sanchez], Jan [Vertonghen] and Toby [Alderweireld] and against such quality forward players that we have here, I think I have learned a lot in that time", Foyth told the Evening Standard.

"But my ambition is to win the Champions League one day or the Premier League".

While that barren run may come to an end this year, as they prepare for an FA Cup visit to Tranmere ahead of an EFL Cup semi-final with Chelsea, the Argentine boss explained that trophies aren't as important as consistency in the Premier League.

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"To win the Carabao Cup and be in the middle of the table in the Premier League I think today we are not talking how we are talking here".

Pochettino was happy to reel off a list of clubs who have won trophies in the last few years but are now struggling in the league.

"I think whatever personnel I put out will be strong enough to give Southampton a good game I hope".

"Of course, many in some projects, in some clubs, if you don't win a trophy, you fail".

"It depends on many things in this business - different parties that have interests". Now, the Spurs regular has opened up on his plans in the summer and hinted that he may have considered dropping down to the Championship in the hunt for first team football.

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