Tottenham Hotspur broke the wage structure at the club last year when they offered Harry Kane a new contract.
The England international put pen to paper on a six-year deal which was worth £200,000 a week plus bonuses (Guardian).
Spurs face the difficult situation of having Christian Eriksen now inside the last twelve months of his contract in North London with his future looking uncertain.
The Dane revealed soon after the Champions League final defeat to Liverpool that he wanted to leave to seek a fresh challenge whilst also dropping a hint for Real Madrid to pick up the phone (Ekstra Bladet).
The Mail report that Tottenham are still trying to keep the 27-year-old at the club and have increased their contract offer.
Eriksen earns £80,000 a week on his current deal and an improved offer of £160,000 is already on the table, with the club now prepared to increase the salary further to £200,000 a week.
However, Eriksen’s representatives have told the Tottenham hierachy that his desire to leave and the contract that comes with it is not driven by money.
Eriksen has been linked with a move to both Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid (Marca), but a deal has failed to materialise for the playmaker who is currently on Tottenham’s pre-season tour of the Far East.
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