It caused a stir, as Christian Eriksen stepped out of the Tottenham bus in front of the St. Mary’s Stadium in Southampton on Saturday afternoon.

Everyone thought that he was about to pack the house in London down to take the south to Milan and Inter but José Mourinho had apparently asked the dane to travel to the FA Cup match against Pierre-Emile Højbjerg and the rest of the Southampton crew.

But not to play or sit available on the bench.

the Dane was thus not among the 18 players in the final squad. It might look like a straffeaktion from Mourinho, there not exactly contributed to the elucidation, when he was asked about the decision after the fight.

– I will not say anything. I just want to say that this situation should not occur 25. January. And it’s not tottenham’s sake, was the cryptic reply from José Mourinho on the journalists ‘ questions about Christian Eriksen after the match.

He seemed not to be much annoyed at the main character.

– The only thing I can say is that Eriksen, since I have come here, have behaved very professionally towards me and the team.

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José Mourinhos response gave rise to more speculation about Christian eriksen’s situation. Photo: John Sibley/Ritzau Scanpix

It seems most likely that the criticism is directed against Inter, who has been tottenham’s counterpart in the now quite protracted negotiations on Christian Eriksen.

But recent reports from both the Italian and English media is that the clubs should agree on a price and that Eriksen therefore review its mandatory medical checkup on Monday.

According to reports, it was supposed, that he had to be in place at the San Siro in Milan in connection with the Inters match against Cagliari Sunday dinner, but the trip to Southampton can, of course, have defeated the italians ‘ plans.

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in Addition to her cryptic remark about Eriksen reached Mourinho also to confirm to the press that Tottenham, as expected, trigger the option that makes lejesvenden and Christian eriksen’s obvious replacement – Giovani Lo Celso for permanent Tottenham player.

– I think the kid deserves the decision. He makes it an easy decision for the club to trigger the option. Amazing development since I arrived, says José Mourinho after yet another classy performance by increasing the argentinian.

Southampton and Tottenham played to a 1-1 draw, and therefore waiting for a rematch to find out who moves on to 5. round in the FA Cup.

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