Ajax has denied it has reached an agreement with Liverpool over the transfer of Denmark international Christian Eriksen despite rampant speculation of the playmaker's move to Anfield.
The midfielder has been linked with a move away from the Eredivisie giant for some time, with the Reds and Tottenham thought to be heading the list of various European clubs chasing the youngster's signature. Ajax's press manager, Eefje Schep, has insisted there is no deal in place to take Eriksen to Merseyside, but he did not rule out a future move.
"We will send out a press release when there is an agreement," Schep told Danish television station TV2. "Also if there is only a deal between Ajax and the club. So at this time there is no agreement between Ajax and Liverpool."
The 21-year-old attacking playmaker - who is the current Dutch Player of the Year - has netted 12 goals so far this season in another impressive campaign; however, Ajax will almost certainly have to make do without him next season, with technical director Marc Overmars again indicating the midfielder's desire to leave.
"Christian has informed us that he won't be signing a new deal with us at this time," Overmas said. "I think that he and his agent will want to see what options are available in the summer."
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