Arsenal disappointment as Christian Eriksen signs new Ajax deal

21 April 2010 03:49
Ajax youngster Christian Eriksen has closed the door on a move to Arsenal by extending his contract with the Amsterdam club until 2014.

Gunners legend Dennis Bergkamp, a coach at Ajax, is reported to have recommended Eriksen to Arsene Wenger after the 18-year-old broke into the first team this season.

Manchester United, Chelsea and Barcelona were also believed to be monitoring the situation.

Great Dane: Erikson is tipped to have a bright future in the game

Midfielder Erikson said recently: 'I've read the rumours linking me with Arsenal and Barcelona, but that is all they are, rumors.

'People are free to write whatever they want, but I have not been in touch with any of these clubs. I'm too young to leave Ajax for a European giant yet.'

 Nasri can't wait to link-up with Chamakh - if he joins ArsenalArshavin confident Arsenal battlers will end trophy drought next seasonEmmanuel Adebayor must not lose it on fiery Arsenal return, warns Manchester City pal Kolo Toure MARTIN SAMUEL: Change the script if you want a happy ending, Arsene WengerI'm Gunner stay! Arsenal full-back Clichy rejects Barca and Real rumoursARSENAL FC

Source: Daily_Mail