Christian Eriksen to Manchester United: The Ajax connection that could prove crucial – Man United News And Transfer News

Former Tottenham star Christian Eriksen could possibly be on his strategy to Manchester United this summer time as a free agent.

Eriksen spent the final six months at Brentford after recovering from a coronary heart drawback that noticed him collapse on the pitch in Denmark’s Euro 2020 match with Finland final June.

The participant’s coronary heart had stopped and the match was deserted because the soccer world feared the worst.

Nevertheless, the then Inter Milan star was resuscitated and was later fitted with an implantable cardiovascular defibrillator which allowed him to renew his profession, however he was not allowed to play for Inter once more due to Italian FA guidelines which don’t permit gamers with fitted coronary heart units to compete.

The 30-year-old agreed to a six month contract with the Bees in January and has confirmed himself greater than able to enjoying again at Premier League degree. The London membership have supplied him a brand new contract, however he’s but to signal it, opening the door for United to make their transfer, in keeping with The Mirror.

The outlet claims that new United supervisor Erik “Ten Hag obtained a close-up view of Eriksen’s bid to rescue his profession when he allowed the 30-year-old to coach along with his Ajax squad to build-up his health earlier than becoming a member of Brentford.

“Ten Hag was vastly impressed by the Dane’s want – and his performances below Thomas Frank have strengthened his perception that Eriksen may help him rebuild at Outdated Trafford.”

The Mirror additional claims that each Spurs and Everton are additionally making an attempt to safe Eriksen’s providers.

If Eriksen is tempted by Ten Hag’s mission, it could possibly be a shrewd transfer by United as they’d be buying a confirmed high class Premier League participant who may present a top quality different to Bruno Fernandes within the attacking midfield space.

Tactical specialist @Utd_Analytics tweeted “Going to get stick however Eriksen is a greater all-round footballer than Fernandes. So the dynamic might be fascinating.

“Additionally of the opinion Eriksen can play proper of a slender 3 in a 4231 as he did with Spurs. Will want an overlapping fullback to assist.”

Eriksen began his profession at Ajax so is instilled with their soccer philosophy, which ought to make integration with a Ten Hag facet straightforward.

Nevertheless, the participant could have doubts about becoming a member of United if it means he won’t get common first crew soccer and need to take his possibilities when rotated with Fernandes.

The shortage of Champions League soccer at Outdated Trafford subsequent season is likely to be one other dissuading issue.