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Report – Christian Eriksen played a significant role in Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg transfer
By Bruce Grove -

Christian Eriksen may have left Tottenham after refusing to sign a new deal at the club, but the current Inter Milan midfielder has nothing but good thoughts to say about the north Londoners.

The former Ajax man spent six-and-half years at Tottenham before joining Antonio Conte’s team in the last transfer window.

His transfer left a major void in Spurs’ midfield and the Lilywhites have set about filling it up with the recent transfer of Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg.

Hojbjerg joined Spurs from Southampton after being a long-term target of Jose Mourinho.

After his signing was confirmed, Eriksen took to twitter to hail the capture of the former Bayern Munich man and he also admitted that he knows Spurs will treat him well.

The Athletic has now revealed that the midfielder played an even bigger role in Hojbjerg moving to Spurs.

It claims that the new signing asked Eriksen for advice about joining Spurs, and Eriksen gave a very positive response.

Tottenham faced significant competition from Everton, who reportedly had a bid for the midfielder accepted, but Eriksen’s advice may have helped him to choose Spurs.

Hojbjerg left Southampton because he wanted to play for a top team, Spurs will hope that he will help them improve next season.

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Pail D
Pail D
1 year ago

Spot on. If you want success you have to fight every game. Your football will have off days. Eriksen not strong enough or those around him werent. If not happy with wages , prove you deserve more. Irony was him downing tools loweredhis fee

East Stand
East Stand
1 year ago

We have Eriksen to thank for bringing an unremarkable player from Saints in? Give me strength…

He might have spoken to him about the club but honestly, if you were at Southampton flirting with relegation and a club like Spurs wanted you and you’d double your wages you wouldn’t go unless another player gave you the green light? Garbage.

ministers cat
ministers cat
1 year ago

Not more of this *hit East Stand will be choking into his Babycham if he reads another line about how great PEH is and what a great job he is going to do for Spurs/JM.

East Stand
East Stand
1 year ago
Reply to  ministers cat

He’ll do a good job I’m sure, am I excited about the signing? No, because there are better holding players out there and typically we aren’t in for them. He could become an important cog, a cult hero even like Freund. I just feel we need A higher calibre of player to actually improve rather than tread water…

James McKevitt
James McKevitt
1 year ago

Hojbjerg is not a direct replacement for Eriksen or Tanguy N’Dombele, totally different midfield specialists. Eriksen probably stayed one year too long.

Tappaspur
Tappaspur
1 year ago

I wonder if levy and eriksen are kool. I reckon eriksen hates him. He never made a big enough pile a money in england. (Relatively. I wonder if deep down he sees his time at Tottenham as a waste. Won nothing and left not as rich as he should’ve been. The Danes ain’t a greedy lot anyway.

East Stand
East Stand
1 year ago
Reply to  Tappaspur

I’m sure Levy wanted him on a new contract before selling him to get a bigger fee. It’s obvious that Eriksen and Levy failed to agree it as his current deal ran down. Penny pinching from Levy. I’m sure he’s earning a fair packet at Inter now, they didn’t need to pay us much of a fee.

Tappaspur
Tappaspur
1 year ago
Reply to  East Stand

We drained out his best years and still turned a profit on him. I understand why he was vex (probably the lowest paid player in the danish national team) I don’t like the way he downed tools. I’ll forgive him soon enough though. Christian. Come play for the legends one day

East Stand
East Stand
1 year ago
Reply to  Tappaspur

He was never the right character for me. If a defender went through him early in some games he’d go into his shell too often. Always had a flat period, every season and rarely performed in crunch matches. On his day unplayable but too few days like that to be a great…

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