Persistence is key and the merit of repeated efforts is perhaps best seen in the ins and outs of the transfer window.
The loaded news cycles of these periods are bound to eclipse the pieces of interests themselves over and over again, so much so that it is hard to place context.
However, when one looks at the biggest transfers over the timeline of at least four to five windows, a telling pattern emerges.
While most reports will paint interest to be spur of the moment that is perhaps only true for upcoming starlets.
When it comes to experienced players functioning within their prime, clubs tend to revisit their interests.
Now, Manchester United may be on the verge of doing just that yet again.
According to TalkSport, United are looking to sign Christian Eriksen in the winter window after their summer pursuits went in vain.
The 27-year-old Dane was quite vocal about his intent for a new challenge in the summer. However, the desired exit from Tottenham Hotspur never arrives despite heavy interest from both Real Madrid and Manchester United.
However, Daniel Levy and company will have an interesting choice to make in the next transfer window regarding the potential sale of the attacking midfielder.
Eriksen’s contract runs outs in the summer which means he will be free to leave and join and any club of his choice at that point. If the London club wish to cash in on him prior to that, the Mancunian giants are bound to be the eager party.
United are feeling the brunt of not making an attacking midfield addition to their squad after the manner in which their opening four games have passed.
As of such, Eriksen’s knack for assists and a general creative intent will be priceless to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Spurs wanted around £70 million for the player in the summer. How much will they demand for him in January?