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Erik ten Hag labels Christian Eriksen an ‘absolute advantage’ for Man Utd

Manchester United are at an ‘absolute benefit’ because of the signing of Christian Eriksen within the phrases of recent supervisor Erik ten Hag.

Eriksen was confirmed as United’s second signing of the summer season on Friday, following within the footsteps of Tyrell Malacia and shortly earlier than the membership additionally introduced a cope with Ajax to land centre-back Lisandro Martinez.

The Dane was beforehand a Premier League star whereas at Tottenham, earlier than heading to Italy with Inter. His profession there was halted when he suffered a cardiac arrest whereas on the pitch at Euro 2020 and was not medically permitted to play in Serie A with an ICD system he subsequently had fitted.

However Eriksen confirmed throughout a short-term contract with Brentford that he can nonetheless be an influential Premier League participant and opted to simply accept a suggestion from United than stick with the Bees.

“It’s an absolute benefit that we have now him in,” Ten Hag informed ManUtd.com.

“I believe he’s a powerful soccer participant and I believe the followers will get pleasure from watching him, as a result of he’s inventive, he has concepts. I believe particularly our strikers may also be pleased as a result of he’s the one who can contain them within the recreation.”

Ten Hag additionally harassed that a very powerful factor for United within the switch this summer season is high quality over amount, maybe addressing a few of the considerations that the membership hasn’t been busy sufficient.

“I believe we had been actually selective,” the boss stated.

“It was not the purpose to get gamers in, however the suitable gamers in.”

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