Inter Milan vow to SELL Christian Eriksen in January if he wants to quit amid Man Utd transfer interest

INTER MILAN admit they will not stand in Christian Eriksen's way if he wants to go in January.

The ex-Tottenham man, who has become an outcast in Antonio Conte’s side, is reported to be a Manchester United target and could be used as part of a swap deal with Fred.

Eriksen, 28, who completed a £17million January switch to the Serie A giants, is tied to a contract with the club until 2024.

But the Denmark playmaker has struggled to reproduce the form that made him a favourite of Spurs fans, and former boss Mauricio Pochettino, at the height of his six-and-half-year spell in North London. 

And the former Premier League ace, who has made seven appearances across all competitions this season, is yet to net a goal or register an assist this term. 

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Ahead of Inter’s 4-2 win against Torino on Sunday, club chief Beppe Marotta stated Eriksen can leave the San Siro if he wants next year.

Marotta, 63, told DAZN: “Christian is acting like a professional but in January we’ll decide about his future. 

“There are no advanced talks with any club at the moment, we’ll see in the next few weeks.

“Conte has answered exhaustively about him. We must not detain a player if he asks to be transferred.”

Eriksen last month warned Inter he is not happy warming the bench.

He said: "I don’t want to sit on the bench for the whole season.

“I hope this isn’t the coach’s or the club’s intention. It is going to be a busy season, a lot of games, I expect to play.

“There are many expectations on me, people thought I’d be the difference in every game, but it didn’t happen.

“That’s why they are looking at me with different eyes. I’ve had highs and lows after the lockdown.

“I had a great start with Inter after I arrived and now I am living in a new situation.”

Man United are reported to have joined Arsenal in the hunt for the Dane’s signature.

Reports in Italy suggest Inter may be open to considering a swap deal with the Red Devils.

Corriere Dello Sport via Football Italia claims Inter may propose a trade involving the Old Trafford giants Brazilian midfielder Fred.

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