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Eriksen’s Inter dream looking more like a nightmare as Conte stamps his mark in Milan
By Harry Hotspur -

The grass is not always greener, and Christian Eriksen must be asking himself what sort of mess he has got himself into, after letting his Spurs career go to the wayside, only to find that his dream trip to Italy has turned out to be a holiday from hell.

The Dane scuttled out of North London in January, after finally agreeing a €20million fee with the Italians – this mind you – was against a backdrop of failing to have sufficiently enticed Real Madrid or Manchester United.

According to Football Italia, Conte has been left decidedly unimpressed with Eriksen, and the now 28-year-old looks likely to be moved on in this summer’s market.

Conte lashed out recently, to remind Christian that he wasn’t playing in “peaceful” England any more, which rather begs the question if the Dane had been phoning it in for so long at Spurs that he had actually forgotten how to play at the right levels?

A €60million fee has been touted – good luck with that, Antonio.

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ministers cat
ministers cat
1 year ago

Reading between the lines there they need a player like Lo Celso
but thankfully we got him

Trembly Legs
Trembly Legs
1 year ago

Eriksen did what he had to do to get off what he saw as a sinking ship. It wasn’t pretty but I understand him wanting to move on. Granted he won a lot of matches for us, but he was frustratingly inconsistent at his best, and often went missing during big games. I actually thought the slower pace of Serie A would suit him but he’s clearly got stuck in that self inflicted rut. Don’t want to call it karma because he strikes me as a good guy, but I wouldn’t want him back. He’s just a bit lightweight with too many ‘buts’ unfortunately.

DannyG
DannyG
1 year ago
Reply to  Trembly Legs

Agree with this. Good player but not better than us. He overplayed his hand.

James McKevitt
James McKevitt
1 year ago

He’s gone from a system at Spurs built to suit him to one where he has to fit into a system. Conte recently changed Inters set up to suit Eriksen and it hasn’t helped. It was pretty obvious that Eriksen downed tools at Spurs to force a transfer, a very chancey thing to do. When he needed to restart just like Fernando Torres of Liverpool he found it wasn’t so easy. It took Torres years to refind his form.

Eleventstonedidiots
Eleventstonedidiots
1 year ago

Eriksen was flogged by Spurs , got very little respite and has played a huge amount of games since being a teenager. I think he’s burnt out, kaput!

Tappaspur
Tappaspur
1 year ago

He let his loyalty to the fans on match days be compromised for whatever reason (l£vy) fk him.

Spurs est1882
Spurs est1882
1 year ago

CE is very mild mannered, he has no “bite” to his game. Maybe this is what Conte means, he needs to be more than just a silky passer. His dead balls have always been poor. Realistically, CE was a touch over rated, he was basically the main conduit at Spurs, had we had other options, owuld he have seen the ball as much, he never won it back.

Eddie
Eddie
1 year ago
Reply to  Spurs est1882

And yet he stands alongside only David Silva as having produced 10 or more assists in four different seasons.However his last 12-18 months with us he stunk the place out.He will probably end up in the French league or back home in Denmark.

Spurs est1882
Spurs est1882
1 year ago
Reply to  Eddie

Because when we had the ball, CE was great at finding space and making space. He was THE pass all players tried to make. He then had Kane to pass it to, a guy that if you get him near the box, will generally turn anything into a chance. Not saying CE was useless and it was all the other players, but in Italy, they expect midfielders to bite and nip all the time, CE is not that type of player. In open play, I think he is one of the best we have had with the ball (at least in the PL era) but dead balls, and without it, he was really poor. He covered ground, blocked runs etc, but you wouldnt expect him to get the ball back.

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