Tottenham’s Harry Kane reveals Christian Eriksen ‘contacted him’ - but not about transfer links

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Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen have been speaking on the phone recently, but it’s not transfer related.

England captain Harry Kane says he has been in touch with Denmark captain Christian Eriksen to discuss a united front on human rights issues at the World Cup in Qatar.

The former Spurs midfielder is in the middle of making a massive decision on where he will play next season, with a flurry of clubs scrambling for his signature.

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Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur embraces Christian Eriksen of Brentford after the Premier League (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur embraces Christian Eriksen of Brentford after the Premier League (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)
Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur embraces Christian Eriksen of Brentford after the Premier League (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images) | Getty Images

Brentford have made him a contract offer that would make him the most expensive player in their history, while Manchester United also put forward a proposal.

While Eriksen plays for Denmark at the Nations League, clubs are waiting for his decision, and Harry Kane revealed their discussion was about having a uniform message for the human rights issues in Qatar.

The Spurs forward is quoted by Danish paper sport.tv2: “Christian Eriksen contacted me a couple of weeks ago.

“I already have a lot of contact with Hugo Lloris [Tottenham and France’s captain].

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“And then the discussion was there about maybe doing something together.

“When we come to a decision about something that we want to do, then we will definitely share it.

“I think it is important to do it collectively. I feel it will help make it a little more of a standpoint and give it more impact.”

There have been concerns regarding the credibility of Qatar hosting the World Cup as homosexuality continues to be a illegal in the Gulf country.

There are reports that migrant workers have died building stadiums and other facilities have been exploited.

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