Christian Eriksen has finally returned to the Premier League. The Danish midfielder officially joined Brentford in the January 2022 transfer window.
Eriksen’s move to Brentford has been blowing for the past few weeks. Through its official website, The Bees finally announced the arrival of Eriksen, Monday (31/1/2022).
The 29-year-old midfielder has completed a medical at his new club. The former Inter Milan player is under contract until the end of the 2021/2022 season.
At the Brentford Community Stadium, Eriksen will reunite with Brentford coach Thomas Frank. He was coached by Frank in the Denmark U-17 national team.
Brentford Official Statement
Through their official website, Brentford announced the transfer of Christian Eriksen. They confirmed the midfielder joins on a permanent basis until the end of the season.
“Brentford FC can confirm the signing of Denmark international midfield player Christian Eriksen,” a Brentford statement read.
“The 29-year-old has signed a contract after completing a medical examination. He is contracted until the end of the 2021/22 season.”
Kata Thomas Frank
Brentford coach Thomas Frank was very pleased with the presence of Christian Eriksen. He admitted that he could not wait to work with his former subordinates again.
“I can’t wait to work with Christian again. It’s been a long time since I last coached him and a lot has happened since then,” said Thomas Frank as reported by the club’s official website.
“We’ve taken an extraordinary opportunity to bring a world-class player to Brentford. He hasn’t trained with the team for seven months, but has been working hard on his own.
Second Period in Premier League
Prior to joining Brentford, Christian Eriksen played for Inter Milan. However, he will have to terminate his contract with the Nerazzurri in December 2021 as Serie A does not allow players with defibrillators to appear.
Eriksen made 60 appearances in all competitions for La Beneamata. He managed to help the Nerazzurri win the Scudetto last season.
In the previous Premier League, Eriksen had defended Tottenham for six and a half seasons. He made 226 appearances for the Spurs in 2013-2020.