Christian Eriksen set for new Tottenham contract

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Tottenham are set to open contract negotiations with midfielder Christian Eriksen in a deal that could double his wages.

The Danish star has proved a hit since his £11 million move from Ajax in the summer of 2013.

Bought with money from Gareth Bale’s world transfer record move to Real Madrid, Eriksen has been the standout player from the bunch of signings made by Andre Villas-Boas and his recent excellent form is set to be rewarded.

Eriksen set to double wages

The Daily Mirror reports Eriksen is only on £32,000 per week, a remarkably low wage for the Premier League's leading midfield scorer.

He has 11 goals in all competitions this season, including crucial late winners against Swansea City, Sunderland and Hull City.

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Announcement to be made soon?

Spurs hope to tie the number 23, who coincidentally turns 23 next week, to a long-term contract - following in the footsteps of Harry Kane and Hugo Lloris as Mauricio Pochettino’s team find their feet and focus on securing their long term success.

Eriksen has three years left on his contract so there is no rush from the player to sign a new deal, but the Dane appears happy in north London and with a Capital One Cup final clash against Chelsea and a top-four push this season, there is little reason for Eriksen to seek pastures new.

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