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Christian Eriksen confirms Tottenham contract talks after Sunderland brace

Christian Eriksen has revealed he is in talks with Tottenham about a new contract, and says he is "very happy" at the club after scoring in Saturday's 4-1 win against Sunderland.

Eriksen, 23, is two-and-a-half years into the five-year deal he signed in summer 2013, but reportedly shelved contract talks with Spurs last season in order to concentrate on his football.

The playmaker-- crowned Danish Player of the Year for a record third consecutive year this week -- scored twice in Spurs' White Hart lane win over Sunderland to record his first league goals since October, and make it three strikes in a week following his opener in Sunday's FA Cup third-round clash with Leicester.

Speaking to Danish broadcaster TV 3 Sport, Eriksen said: "We are talking [about a contract], so it is coming, yes.

"Well, it looks positive. As I said of course there's a while yet, and I do not think there are any of us who are busy as such."

A report this week claimed Eriksen would seek talks with Spurs coach Mauricio Pochettino over his role, with the playmaker keen to spend more time in the No. 10 role and less on the flanks.

But the Dane insisted he is enjoying Spurs' promising season, adding: "I am very happy to be here. I enjoy every second and I hope also I try to prove on the field."

Pochettino had backed Eriksen to start finding goals again before the game, saying: "He's said that he's happy and he wants to stay here. He's young. It's important for us and he knows that. I think he has a future with us."