By Chris Wright
Arsene Wenger take note! Ajax wonderkid Christian Eriksen comes very highly recommended by none other than Dennis Bergkamp, which is not a bad reference to have on the old CV.
The Arsenal legend has urged his former manager Wenger to sign Eriksen before competition for the emerging Dane becomes fierce, with rivals Manchester United and Chelsea already being linked with a swoop for the 18 year old winger.
Ajax coach Martin Jol is understandably keen to keep hold of his young prodigy, but has seemingly resigned himself to eventually losing him to a bigger European club;
“We are eager to offer him a new contract in the upcoming weeks. We want Christian to stay in Amsterdam for several more years. It all depends on what the player himself wants though.”
Eriksen has one year left on his current contract at the Eredivisie giants so expect a flurry of interest in a few months time.
Eriksen in action: