Christian Eriksen: It's easy for me to slot back into Tottenham Hotspur's line-up

Christian Eriksen came off the bench to set up Tottenham Hotspur's winner against Crystal Palace last weekend.

Christian Eriksen has told Tottenham Hotspur's official website that it has been easy for him to hit the ground running after returning to fitness.

The Dane has missed much of the early part of the season through injury, but stepped off the substitutes' bench in Spurs' most recent fixture against Crystal Palace, and set up the winner for Heung-Min Son.

It was a performance which further highlighted Eriksen's value to the cause, and the 23-year-old suggests that he found it so easy to slot straight back in due to the stability around White Hart Lane at the moment.

“I know the system, I know the players and for me, it’s easy to come straight back in,” he said. “I feel good and that feeling will always stay the same when I come back into the team like that.

“It was an important win for us. We wanted to show that we’re on a good run and wanted to win at home for our fans. They deserve it.”

With Mauricio Pochettino at the helm, Spurs have ditched their policy of bringing in numerous players during each passing transfer window, and have been more considered in their approach to recruitment.

The Lilywhites are clearly trying to build for the future, and they have largely entrusted the youngsters in their squad with task of gelling together and picking up valuable senior experience along the way.

Pochettino has merely tweaked things over the summer, making amendments to his team in areas that were glaring weaknesses last season.

That policy has worked well, and Eriksen's comments highlight the importance of the familiarity that the group have gained under Pochettino's stewardship. 

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