The Denmark international spent the second half of last season in the Premier League with Brentford and admired him.
Eriksen played for Tottenham between 2013 and 2020 and is considered one of the club’s greatest midfielders in the modern era.
Some took his decision to join United poorly, and a fan destroyed his old shirt ‘Eriksen 23’ before posting the video on social media.
The 30-year-old was initially unsure about leaving London, having spent his entire career in the Premier League.
Eriksen suffered cardiac arrest during a Euro 2020 team match with Finland last summer, and was fitted with an ICD.
He was forced to leave Inter Milan because Serie A regulations meant he could not play with them.
Brentford coach Thomas Frank convinced his Danish teammate, Eriksen to return to England and helped steer them away from the relegation zone with one goal and four assists in 11 games.
The bees made it clear that they wanted to keep it and were willing to break their wage structure.
Eriksen has been demanding £200,000-a-week and a £10m registration bonus, according to telegraph. It is currently unknown if these are the terms United have accepted, but he will sign a three-year deal.
United finished sixth in the league last season and failed to qualify for the Champions League.
Erik ten Hag officially took charge in May and is working hard to improve his team.
Discussions are continuing with Barcelona over the transfer of Frenkie de Jong, while Ajax defender Lisandro Martinez is being admired.
Martinez has worked under Ten Hag at Ajax and has told the Dutch giants that he would like to move this summer.
Arsenal have registered their interest and the Argentina international will have a big decision in his hands.