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Klinsmann hopes Christian Eriksen stays at Tottenham "a long time"

What's better than Jurgen Klinsmann talking about Eriksen? Jurgen Klinsmann encouraging him to stay forever.

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It's a great day when Jurgen Klinsmann opens his mouth and gives quotes to the media. Ahead of today's international friendly between USA Men's National Team's and Denmark in Aarhus, Klinsmann, a former Tottenham star and current USMNT manager, was asked about Eriksen, whom the USA will face, and about Eriksen's (supposed) links away from White Hart Lane this summer.

"There's no bigger club than Tottenham," Klinsmann quipped when asked whether Eriksen should move to a bigger club when the transfer window opens in June.

"Every player chooses their own path and sees their own limit, and I’m sure he wants to see his own limits and where he can go one day...

I hope he stays for a long time at Spurs. It's a very competitive squad so theres no time for him to relax as someone will jump in and take his spot. I'm curious to see him for many more years at Tottenham.

He is an exceptional talent and that's why he's at Tottenham. He's tremendously talented and seeing some of his goals this season and how he has been the difference in some of the games shows that he can turn it on."

Eriksen is set to earn his 50th cap for Denmark today against the USMNT, which kicks off at 3:15 p.m. ET. Spurs' erstwhile right back DeAndre Yedlin is also expected to play for USA.