Bradley Allen raves about 'immense' Tottenham man Christian Eriksen

Christian Eriksen of Tottenham Hotspur on February 08, 2019 in Enfield, England.

The Denmark international was a hero for Tottenham Hotspur today.

Christian Eriksen of Tottenham Hotspur during the Tottenham Hotspur training session at Tottenham Hotspur Training Centre on August 02, 2019 in Enfield, England.

Bradley Allen has praised Christian Eriksen's game-changing contribution for Tottenham Hotspur this evening.

Spurs came from behind to beat Aston Villa 3-1 on their Premier League opener in North London.

John McGinn fired the Villans into a shock lead inside 10 minutes and Tottenham, despite chances, were struggling to get back on level terms.

But Mauricio Pochettino introduced the linked-away Denmark international on 64 minutes and the hosts soon equalised through Tanguy Ndombele on his debut, before Harry Kane scored two late goals to kill Dean Smith's side entirely.

 

And Allen, an academy coach at the Lilywhites, was full of praise for the 'immense' playmaker.

He told BBC Sport: "Well for the last 10 minutes it's been pretty relentless from Tottenham. It's been coming. They deserve that.

"Eriksen has been immense since he came on, Aston Villa are looking fatigued. It was a superb finish for the debutante. They are going to go for it here, they are desperate for the win."

All credit to Pochettino, who resisted calls from the stands to put on Eriksen earlier, but the Argentine played it right.

If the Tottenham manger can find a way to have Dele Alli, Christian Eriksen and Giovani Lo Celso on the pitch simultaneously, it could be very tasty for the team.

Christian Eriksen of Tottenham Hotspur during the 2019 International Champions Cup match between Tottenham Hotspur and FC Internazionale at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on August 4, 2019 in...

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