Phil Thompson praises Tottenham Hotspur’s Christian Eriksen

Christian Eriksen of Tottenham Hotspur battles for possession with Kyle Walker of Manchester City  during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at Etihad...

Tottenham Hotspur star Christian Eriksen is rated highly by Phil Thompson.

Christian Eriksen of Tottenham Hotspur applauds the fans at full time during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at Etihad Stadium on August 17, 2019 in...

Phil Thompson spoke highly of Tottenham Hotspur attacking midfielder Christian Eriksen on Sky Sports Premier League (12:33pm, August 17, 2019).

The Liverpool legend suggested that Eriksen is unique, and explained what makes the Denmark international different from other players in the Premier League.

Thompson also believes that Spanish and European giants Real Madrid and Barcelona will be interested in Eriksen, unlike former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher, who recently wrote in The Telegraph that the Dane is not good enough to play for them.

Thompson said about Eriksen on Sky Sports Premier League (12:33pm, August 17, 2019): “His stats tell everything. You look at it last season, the amount of assists and amount of goals coupled together, that’s what makes him different from most players in the Premier League. That’s why he would interest Real Madrid or Barcelona.”

 

Stats

Eriksen made 30 starts and five substitute appearances in the Premier League for Tottenham last season, scoring eight goals and providing 12 assists in the process, according to WhoScored.

The former Ajax star made 11 starts and one substitute appearance in the Champions League for Spurs during the 2018-19 campaign, scoring two goals and providing four assists in the process, according to WhoScored.

Back in 2017-18, Eriksen scored 10 goals and provided 10 assists in 37 Premier League matches, and scored two goals and provided one assist in six Champions League games for Spurs, according to WhoScored.

Christian Eriksen of Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at Etihad Stadium on August 17, 2019 in Manchester, United Kingdom.

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