Pochettino admits Eriksen could leave Tottenham
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Pochettino admits Eriksen could leave Tottenham

Tottenham coach Mauricio Pochettino has admitted that Christian Eriksen could leave Tottenham, even though he has all intentions of keeping the Dane. 

Speaking on Sunday, the Argentine indicated the future of the playmaker is still in doubt, with the European transfer set to close on Monday. 

"No, there are hours to go, one day," he responded to the question whether or not he was sure Eriksen would stay.

"I want to say that it is impossible but it's going to be difficult. (I) am not saying it is impossible in football, but I am optimistic (Eriksen will stay)," he said. 

"The most important thing is that its only 24 hours and I hope that everything will be clear for everyone," he added. 

Eriksen is out of contract at the London club at the end of the current campaign and has no intentions of extending his stay. 

He has been courted by Real and Atletico Madrid, even though none of the two clubs has made any formal approach. 

Juventus have also been mentioned as possible destinations, but with the window almost shutting, a move is highly unlikely to materialise.

If he stays but fails to pen a new contract, he will be allowed to discuss possible moves with clubs abroad from January 2020.

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