Eriksen cools Liverpool link
Starlet happy to stay at Ajax
By Pete O'Rourke - Follow me on Twitter @skysportspeteo. Last Updated: February 11, 2011 8:57am
Denmark sensation Christian Eriksen has played down talk linking him with a possible move to Liverpool.
"So yes, Liverpool have probably seen me but I am not spending time wondering about it. I think I'm going to play in Ajax until my contract expires"
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Ajax ace Eriksen, who impressed during Denmark's 2-1 defeat to England in midweek, is being chased by a host of Europe's top clubs.
Liverpool are thought to be ready to step up their interest in after Reds assistant manager Sammy Lee was spotted in Copenhagen casting an eye over the midfielder.
Eriksen is aware of the speculation, but he insists he plans to stay at Ajax until the end of his contract in 2014.
"Every time Ajax play, there are clubs watching me. That's just the way it is in Ajax," said Eriksen.
"So yes, Liverpool have probably seen me but I am not spending time wondering about it. I think I'm going to play in Ajax until my contract expires.
"There are a lot of young players, who are busy looking at other clubs but that's not the way I think.
"There are still lots for me to learn and improve and I can do that in Ajax, which is one of the best clubs in the world in developing talent.
"When it comes to that, I can't be at a better place."
Theo Walcott has advised Arsenal to make a move Eriksen after being impressed by his performance at the Parken Stadium.
Gunners winger Walcott came up against Eriksen on Wednesday night and he feels the playmaker would be ideal for Arsenal.
"He has a good touch. You can see he is technically gifted, very comfortable and doesn't lose the ball that often," Walcott is quoted as saying in the Daily Star.
"As for him coming to Arsenal, it's a question to ask the boss - but he would be a great addition."