Tottenham playmaker feeling comfortable in Pochettino's system

Christian Eriksen

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Christian Eriksen believes both he and the rest of the squad are now starting to gel under new boss Mauricio Pochettino.

Christian Eriksen insists that he is settled at Tottenham Hotspur and believes he is starting to adapt to the demands of new manager Mauricio Pochettino.

Arriving from Ajax in August 2013 for £11 million, Eriksen scored 10 goals in 36 total appearances for Spurs last season under Andre Villas-Boas and then Tim Sherwood, standing out as one of the club’s few productive summer signings.

An ever-present in the Premier League so far this term, the Danish midfielder admits that he hasn’t been at his best in recent months but, after netting the winner in the weekend’s 1-0 home win over Southampton, is looking to take on a leading role for Pochettino going forward.

‘There was a really nice pace from both sides, and it was one of our best games we've played so far,’ he told Danish newspaper Politiken. ‘And it was nice to get a little goal on my account also.

 2014-15 Goals AssistsKey Passes / appsTotal Passes / appsPass Acc Final Third Passes / appsFinal Third Pass AccFinal Third Entries / appsAppsMins
Christian Eriksen 2 0 1.86 50.57 82.49% 23.00 72.05% 8.14 7 559

‘I definitely think I'm fresher now than a month ago. I've got some more matches, and I know what the coach asks of me.

‘That way I've got used to it a little, and so has my body. We train less now than before the season started. The training is different now.

‘We're changing some system from match to match, but mostly we play 4-3-3, and it has been fine for me.’

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