Christian Eriksen reveals Erik ten Hag’s function in Man Utd switch

Christian Eriksen has admitted that Erik ten Hag performed an important function in his determination to be a part of Manchester United – a transfer he by no means anticipated to occur, regardless of being linked with a transfer all through his profession.

Eriksen signed for United earlier this month on a free switch, after his short-term Brentford contract expired.

The Dane joined the Bees till the top of the season after his Inter contract was terminated. This was as a result of he acquired an implantable cardioverter defibrillator after struggling a cardiac arrest whereas taking part in for Denmark at Euro 2020 final summer season. This would have prevented Eriksen from that includes in Serie A matches, in response to competitors guidelines.

Eriksen impressed at Brentford with a aim and 4 assists, and the west Londoners had been eager to prolong his keep. However, United beat them to Eriksen’s signature, with the Dane revealing his delight at becoming a member of Old Trafford in an interview revealed on the membership’s web site.

“Ah, very new! It’s strange, I never thought it would happen, so to be here, as you say to be a Manchester United player, it’s very special,” Eriksen revealed. “Because I feel from my profession path earlier than the EC incident, the plan was in no way to return to the UK.

“I thought my time to go to Manchester United was before! Of course, then I was at Spurs and then I went to Italy, but now sitting here is definitely something that I did not expect, but I am also very happy that I am here. It feels good, it feels good to be here.”

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Eriksen went on to disclose that new supervisor Ten Hag had performed a serious function in convincing him to maneuver to Man Utd this summer season.

“Very much. I want to come here to play football, I don’t come here just for the logo itself, I want to come here to play,” he mentioned.

“Obviously speaking to the manager and hearing his ideas and having talks with him on football terms was fantastic and perfect for me to get the decision and the opportunity to come to Manchester United.”

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