REAL MADRID will make a late £60million bid for Christian Eriksen.
But the Spanish giants are waiting until the last minute to pile pressure on Tottenham chief Daniel Levy to accept a ‘take it or leave it’ offer for the Dane.
1 Real Madrid are set to launch a last-gasp £60m bid for Spurs ace Christian EriksenCredit: Getty
Spurs chairman Levy is determined not to let big assets leave on a free and sold Mousa Dembele last season rather than allow him to run down his contract.
Madrid aim to use Levy’s policy to their advantage over Eriksen — who they see as the successor to Luka Modric.
There is confidence at the Bernabeu they can snatch Eriksen just before the European transfer window shuts on September 2, especially as the playmaker has just 10 months remaining on his Tottenham deal.
The 27-year-old was earmarked early as a central-midfield target — with former Spurs ace Modric possibly being included in any deal to bring Neymar to Real from Paris Saint-Germain.
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Madrid chiefs believe Levy will now be open to an offer for Eriksen.
Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino admitted last week the player’s future is uncertain.
But it is understood Real have been shown no encouragement in their pursuit of Paul Pogba — with Manchester United adamant the France star is not for sale.