Christian Eriksen has consented to join Manchester United, sources have told. The Denmark international has verbally acknowledged a three-year agreement to be essential for Erik ten Hag’s Old Trafford revolution.
The signing isn’t yet finished, with conventions still to be done – however the playmaker is currently set to become one of a host of newcomers this summer.
The midfielder, who is a free agent, is set to sign a three-year deal once a medical is finished.
Eriksen, 30, spent the second half of last season at Brentford, where he scored once in 11 games. He has turned down the opportunity to re-sign for Brentford to move to Old Trafford.
Tottenham likewise stopped an interest in Eriksen, yet after manager Antonio Conte moved away from a deal, United had the option to plunge in.
Eriksen is set to become Erik ten Hag’s second signing of the summer after the capture of 22-year-old Netherlands left-back Tyrell Malacia from Feyenoord.
It is the most recent move toward a surprising rebound for Eriksen, who languished a cardiac arrest playing over Denmark finally summer’s European Championship.
His agreement at Inter Milan was formally ended in December 2021, and he signed with Brentford as a free agent in January 2022.
He was instrumental in assisting Brentford with completing thirteenth in the Premier League in their first season in the first class following promotion from the Championship, with his fine form guaranteeing interest from a host of clubs across Europe.