Christian Eriksen praises Tottenham teammate Eric Dier after Euro 2016 performances

England's Eric Dier celebrates after scoring their first goal

The Dane is clearly impressed by the fellow Tottenham Hotspur man.

England's Eric Dier celebrates after scoring their first goal

Christian Eriksen has been praising his Tottenham Hotspur teammate Eric Dier in comments published on the club’s official Twitter account.

The holding midfielder has been a sensation for England at this summer’s European Championships, excelling in the games against Russia, Wales and Slovakia.

England's Eric Dier in action with Slovakia's Juraj Kucka

While the Three Lions only finished second in their group after disappointing draws in the first and last matches of that stage, Dier and fellow Tottenham player Kyle Walker have stood out as two rare shining lights, and Eriksen has praised the former Sporting Lisbon man’s talent.

“You can see because of his size that he has been a centre-back but luckily he also has the technique and the passing ability which you need in midfield,” Eriksen said.

“He’s been able to bring that passing game into the middle, so I think he’s doing really well.”

Tottenham's Christian Eriksen applauds fans after the game

He certainly is; standing out for England in a tournament they could still go far in despite the disappointment of a goalless draw with Slovakia.

Dier played 51 times for Tottenham last season, scoring four goals and providing two assists in the process, and most exciting for Spurs fans he is still only 22 so imagine how good he will be when he ultimately reaches his peak.

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