Rio Ferdinand admit he was flawed to doubt Erik ten Hag over the signing of Christian Eriksen (Image: Vibe)
Rio Ferdinand has conceded he was flawed to be skeptical about Erik ten Hag’s choice to take a raffle on signing Christian Eriksen in the course of the summer time switch window.
The Denmark worldwide made a exceptional comeback from the guts scare that threatened his life, not to mention his profession, final season with Brentford the place he impressed throughout a short six-month stint.
Eriksen had the chance to signal a long-term contract with the west London membership however as a substitute opted to take up Ten Hag’s provide and turn into a necessary a part of the Dutchman’s rebuilding challenge.
Christian Eriksen gave a person of the match efficiency towards Arsenal (Image: Getty)
After being requested to play in unfamiliar roles in the course of the defeats towards Brighton and Brentford final month, Eriksen has returned to his customary midfield position and rapidly turn into a necessary cog in Ten Hag’s midfield engine room.
The 30-year-old displayed all of his craft and guile throughout a person of the match efficiency on Sunday in a 3-1 win over Arsenal and Ferdinand admitted he was flawed to have doubted the previous Tottenham star.
He instructed Vibe: ‘Can I give a particular, particular shout out to my man of the match Christian Eriksen?
‘I’ve to carry my hand up I used to be a type of who was skeptical in regards to the signing. It’s one other signing I’m positive from Erik ten Hag it was his choice to take him.
‘In the meanwhile you can not argue with that call. Within the recreation as we speak his passing, the primary one when he wrapped it with the eyes took out about 5 gamers within the Arsenal workforce.
‘The opposite one the place he performs it to Bruno and he places it in for Rashford and clearly the help. His ahead passing is up there with the perfect within the league for the time being.
‘I used to be a bit skeptical asking what’s he going to convey, it he going to start out? Effectively sure he’s beginning and sure he’s producing so Eriksen I salute you.’
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