OFFICIAL: Christian Eriksen Returns to Football
Brentford have confirmed the signing of Christian Eriksen on the last day of the transfer window until the end of the season.
The news was confirmed on Brentford’s official website on Sunday, January 30th, 2022. According to the statement, the former Denmark captain will join the club on loan until the end of the current football season.
Brentford has an option to extend the deal at the end of the season for another year. Eriksen was forced to leave Inter Milan following his heart condition did not pass him fit to play for the Serie A club.
The player suffered a cardiac arrest in the opening group game of the Euro 2020 against Finland and has not played any competitive game since that time. Brentford’s manager, Thomas Frank expressed his delight concerning the signing of Eriksen.
I am looking forward to working with Christian again. It has been a while since I last coached him, and a lot has happened since then. Christian was 16 at the time and has become one of the best midfield players to appear in the Premier League. He has also won trophies all over Europe and become the star of the Danish national team.
The return of Eriksen is good news for all football fans around the world and most especially, Brentford fans will hope he hits the ground running whenever he is on the field of play.