Former Liverpool forward Dean Saunders reckons the club could do with somebody like Tottenham’s wantaway Dane Christian Eriksen.
The pundit was explaining how the 27-year-old could benefit our midfield and give our central trio a greater creative edge.
“I think Eriksen could slot into Liverpool’s team; somebody like Eriksen,” he told talkSPORT, cited in Goal.
“That type of player who will make their midfield a bit more productive.”
Eriksen has publicly declared he’d like to leave Spurs for a new challenge, following their Champions League Final defeat to Liverpool at the start of June.
“I feel that I am a place in my career where I might want to try something new,” the playmaker told Sky Sports in early July.
“I have the wildest and deepest respect for everything that has happened at Tottenham – I will not be negative. But I have also said that I would like to try something new.”
Eriksen is a superb player, but we’d actually suggest he’s already peaked and is now on his downward curve – having been playing senior football at a remarkably young age for Ajax.
He has no pace, and although we appreciate his vision and technical ability, envisage Liverpool’s midfield full of dynamism, dribbling and pressing – which we’re not sure Eriksen can offer anymore.
That, on top of the fact he’d cost an enormous amount of money, makes this a non-starter, for us.
We’d also suggest Eriksen may be happier moving to the continent, having built up an affinity with Spurs and their fans over the past six years.