The Independent have gone out on limb, suggesting that Christian Eriksen has been offered a wage parity with Harry Kane.
Other places online cite quite astronomical figures up to £250,000 a week which must surely be an invention based upon earning as much as Kane, plus bonuses.
The saddening aspect here is that had it all merely been about money, then ENIC would have surely paid this man – and others – what they worth from the very start.
Thus avoiding the ill-will created by dragging negotiations along endlessly.
The problem THFC faces is that far from all the players inside the camp are aboard the Big Bright Future Bus.
Real Madrid would not just offer Eriksen the money that he wants, but the glory that he craves.
Real Madrid would offer him a place in starting XI that wasn’t dysfunctional.
The Levy fetishists are in for a rum old summer.
Whatever papering over the cracks takes place in-between now and the end of this season will be found out when the club goes to fans for that crucial indicator – the second round of season ticket sales.
For the love of… just back Pochettino and make Spurs great again. Is it really that complicated?!