Christian Eriksen pleased with last season, but admits he'd forget some matches

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The Tottenham Hotspur star had a phenomenal first six months of the season.

Tottenham star Christian Eriksen has been discussing his second season at the club in an interview on the Tottenham website, and he had some interesting things to say on how he felt the campaign went.

One thing the former Ajax man was particularly happy to have managed was hitting double figures with his goal tally again, having scored 10 times in his debut season in all competitions.

Eriksen went a little further this time round, scoring 12 in total including 10 in the Premier League alone, up from 7 the year he joined.

“You always have to make sure you don’t fall through from the first season, which went really well,” the 22-year-old said.

“Of course, it was a more difficult second season but I think I showed that I’m capable of playing here, getting my goals as well, and helping the team.

“I’m pleased to score double figures goals again, everyone wants to score goals and I’ve scored 10 in the Premier League, so I’m really happy with that.”

However, things weren't entirely rosy for the Dane as Eriksen himself admitted.

“Personally, I had some games I want to forget but there were also games I want to remember," he added.

Which matches could Eriksen be talking about?

The attacking midfielder started the season superbly, and by the end of January was boasting a superb strike rate of 11 goals in 29 matches. But February was a bad month for the club, and the beginning of a downturn in form for Eriksen. 

The club went out of the FA Cup and Europa League, and on March 1, lost to Chelsea in the League Cup final. Eriksen only scored one more goal all season (19 matches), and had early withdrawals by Mauricio Pochettino in the matches against West Ham and Manchester City as he looked tired after all those late goals in the first half of the season.

Clearly, a priority for the Argentine will be keeping Eriksen fresh for as long as possible next season, because when he's playing at his full capabilities he's arguably one of the best midfielders in the Premier League.

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