Lothar Matthaus warns Bayern about Real Madrid target

EPL By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 17/10/2019

Bayern Munich legend Lothar Matthäus has warned Bayern Munich to stay off Real Madrid target Christian Eriksen, according to report.

Eriksen would be a free agent in the coming summer and Matthaus believes that the midfielder is too slow for Bayern Munich.

The Tottenham Hotspur has refused to agree to a new deal with the Lilywhites and he would eligible to speak to suitors from January.

'If he is not enough for Tottenham, he is not good enough for Bayern,' Matthaus told Sport1. 'Uli Hoeness has also said that Bayern does not need substitutes.

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'Eriksen is a fine technician, a typical No 10. But he's too slow, and Niko Kovac likes fast players.

'For me, Eriksen is not the kind of player who makes all the difference at the highest level, so concentrate on the transfer of Kai Havertz next summer, and you still have Philippe Coutinho, who plays well as a 10.' 

Real Madrid has shown interest in signing the Dane midfielder but Zinedine Zidane is not in support of such move has he priorities the signing of Manchester United Paul Pogba during the last summer.

Eriksen has always shown interest to quit the Premier League having spent six seasons in the English top flight.