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This is why Eriksen is playing at the highest level

By Harry Smith

This is why Eriksen is playing at the highest level

Christian Eriksen is a unique case, returning from a heart attack and possible retirement to football. 

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Manchester United had star signings in the summer transfer window. They spent more than €250 million, thus breaking an all-time record for the club, and the media focused on Brazilians Casemiro and Antony, who were the star signings.

The season started uncertainly for the fans who saw their team lose twice, and one of those defeats was a 4-0 loss to Brentford. The Dutch manager had to change something in his team to recover from the difficult circumstances.

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He started by sending to the bench the players who were supposed to be the leaders of the team, then he saw a clear way to improve the results. Since then the Red Devils have won five games in their last six games, including victories against Liverpool and tournament leaders Arsenal.

The 30-year-old Dane suffered a heart attack last year in a match for Denmark. After surviving, it was leaked that the player would not return to play, he immediately started playing at the start of the year for Brentford. And against all odds he arrived in the summer as a free agent, no one would have expected what has since happened to the player who has become an indispensable part of the team's approach.

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It is an unprecedented case, it is inspiring to see how the player has progressed to the extent that he is the smartest player the team has to play with. Creating chances, creating space, recovering balls, among other tasks. The player is in his prime, he plays in every game, and in many cases completes the full 90 minutes of the match.




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