Inter has had 'no contact' with Tottenham about Eriksen

Inter Milan chief executive Giuseppe Marotta said the club has not been in contact with Tottenham Hotspur about signing Christian Eriksen.

Christian Eriksen's contract with Tottenham Hotspur ends this summer.   -  Getty Images

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Christian Eriksen has been heavily linked with a move to Inter Milan but Giuseppe Marotta insisted there has been no contact between the clubs.

Eriksen's contract at Spurs will expire at the end of the season, but it has been reported Inter is willing to part with €20 million to sign him in January.

Barcelona's Arturo Vidal is also understood to be a target for the Nerazzurri and chief executive Marotta confirmed it is keen to add a midfielder and a winger in the transfer window.

However, Marotta denied Inter is in talks with Spurs over the Denmark international.

"Inter are often linked with players of great quality, and that is flattering, but we have not had any contact with Tottenham," he told Sky Sport Italia. "Eriksen is a talented player, I don't need to tell you that, and he will be a free agent in June.

"I think many clubs are interested, he is an interesting player, but I will not stand here and tell you that we are in negotiations with his club or agent."

When asked about Vidal, Marotta said: "We are having various contacts with agents and clubs to increase the quality level of a squad that is already doing extraordinary things.

"We've not yet reached a conclusion, as we want to take it calmly and make the right decisions, even if that should mean no signings at all. I prefer not to name names, but we are very active in the transfer market. Who we get depends also on those who exit.

"Right now, we are seeking a midfielder and a winger. If players should ask to leave, we will try to make them happy, but so far we have not received any such pressure from our players."

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