Christian Eriksen ready to quit Manchester United THIS WEEK after ‘secret talks’

Manchester United transfer news- Christian Eriksen ‘holding secret talks over Man Utd transfer exit’ and could leave Old Trafford before the weekend
Christian Eriksen- Manchester United
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Premier League giants Manchester United find themselves at a crossroads with midfielder Christian Eriksen, who could be on the verge of a swift exit, as reported by Daily Mirror. Secret negotiations have surfaced, hinting at a possible move to Galatasaray, with the Turkish transfer deadline looming.

Since joining the Red Devils in the summer of 2022 from Brentford for free, Eriksen has donned the United jersey over 50 times under the management of Erik ten Hag. However, recent challenges, including injuries and the emergence of rising talent Kobbie Mainoo, have limited the Danish international to just three Premier League starts since mid-November.

Galatasaray has emerged as a frontrunner in the race to secure Eriksen's services. Secret talks between the Turkish club, Eriksen, and Manchester United have been underway, exploring the possibility of a loan deal with an option to make the transfer permanent in the summer. The Turkish transfer window set to close on February 9.

Christian Eriksen's Dilemma and a Potential Promise

As Eriksen's current contract at Old Trafford extends until 2025, the midfielder has already hinted his dissatisfaction last October after being dropped by Ten Hag. With Galatasaray's interest intensifying, negotiations continue in great secrecy. If a deal cannot be finalized before the Turkish deadline, there's speculation of a "promise" for a summer move.

The 31-year-old’s season under Erik ten Hag has been a rollercoaster, contributing with one goal and two assists in 19 matches. Despite an impressive start with Brentford and a Serie A title-winning spell with Inter Milan, the Denmark international faced adversity with a cardiac arrest during the Euros in 2021, making a resilient return with a defibrillator fitted.

The fate of Christian Eriksen's immediate future hangs in the balance for the time being. Will Galatasaray secure their prized acquisition before the deadline, or will a promise materialize for a summer move?