It’s official, Christian Eriksen signs for Manchester United

Manchester United formalized this Friday the signing of Christian Eriksen, who arrives free after several months of experience at Brentford. The Danish midfielder has signed up for the next three seasons.

Christian Eriksen is back in the spotlight. The Danish midfielder has joined Manchester United on a three-year contract. He arrives free, after a successful experience of several months in Brentford, where he returned to competition last February. “Manchester United are a special club, and I can’t wait to get started. I’ve had the privilege of playing at Old Trafford on several occasions, but doing it in United’s red shirt will be an incredible feeling,” the player said in a press release . 

Belonging to Inter Milan last summer, where he won Serie A in 2021, Christian Eriksen could no longer play in Serie A due to his heart attack, which occurred in the middle of the match during the last Euro. He then signed with Brentford until June 2022, who wanted to keep him.

But since also returning to the national team, Christian Eriksen , who plays with an implanted defibrillator, reassured about his physical condition. What to find again on the radar of the great European stables, at 30 years old. Already spent at Tottenham between 2013 and 2020, the midfielder will experience a third experience in the English championship.

A good recovery experience in Brentford

With Brentford, Christian Eriksen participated in 11 Premier League games, for one goal and four assists. On March 26, he also scored with Denmark in a friendly match against the Netherlands, on the lawn of the Amsterdam Arena, the stadium of Ajax, his training club.

At Manchester United, Christian Eriksen will evolve under the orders of Erik ten Hag, former coach of Ajax. The Red Devils lost Paul Pogba during this transfer window, leaving for Juventus Turin. It remains to be seen whether they will manage to continue this transfer window by obtaining the signing of Frenkie de Jong, another hoped-for reinforcement in the midfield.

Source: Manchester United FC

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