Christian Eriksen gives his verdict on debut Tottenham campaign

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The Danish playmaker has revealed that the season was ‘more than he could have dreamed for’.

Tottenham may well have had an underwhelming 2013-14 season, with the North London club missing out on Champions League football again, but one real positive was the form of Christian Eriksen.

The Danish playmaker was a real bright spark for the White Hart Lane side and looks set to be a key man in the club’s quest for progression next season.

The former Ajax man has revealed that he is happy with how the season went for him personally; especially the second half of the campaign.

“It’s more than I could have dreamed or imagined,” Eriksen told Danish newspaper Ekstra Bladet.

“You always hear that the first season is just acclimatising, but it’s gone beyond expectations. Or I would say that it ended better than I expected.

“The end was good. But there was a time when I doubted if I should play. You try to convince yourself that you should, and I am very pleased with the end of the season.”

Eriksen was quizzed about who Spurs’ new coach would be, but refused to answer or comment. However, he did reveal that playing in England was a step up from his time in the Eredivisie.

“The matches are tougher, both physically and mentally,” the attacking midfielder continued.

“You need to rely more on your brain in the Premiership, due to the pace of the game here. You need to perform at the highest level in any match. If you don’t you’ll lose to any team; the teams are that close in the EPL.”

Eriksen started well before being injured on international duty and missing a sizeable chunk of the campaign.

However, upon his return he contributed important goals and assists for the team, operating predominantly from the left and cutting infield.

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