in recent seasons, he has largely been one of tottenham's best each and every time, the London crew is gone from the track, but since the summer holidays have Christian Eriksen rather had to fight not to be one of the worst.
It has led to a great deal of criticism, but the dane's argentine manager, Mauricio Pochettino, is determined not agree with the criticism. In that case, he hides it extremely well.
At Tuesday's press conference ahead of the Champions League match against Red Star on Wednesday, he was specifically asked as to why Eriksen continues to play from the start despite the bad performance.
- I do not think that the Christian's performance is different than when we bought him for five and a half years ago. I do not think it is a difference. His dedication is the same as five years ago, and I'm happy for him, said Pochettino.
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Christian Eriksen complains to referee Martin Atkinson in the match against Everton. Photo: Carl Recine/Ritzau Scanpix
Christian Eriksen has otherwise been fierce criticism of the performance in the past. Particularly against Liverpool and recently against Everton on Sunday afternoon, where the dane had uncharacteristically many boldtab and basically didn't contribute anything to tottenham's offensive.
It has been a part of Tottenham fans to demand Eriksen on the bench, because it chains the volatility of performance, together with his desire for a new challenge and the impending end of contract. But the buyer Pochettino not.
- We are looking too much on whether players have a four - or five-year contract. In the end it is all about dedication. Maybe the players in their last contract year more dedicated than a player with four years left.
- I'm happy with Christian. When you see Christian, and you compare him with the different seasons, so is he the same play, says Pochettino with clear reference to Eriksen, whose contract, as you know, will expire next summer.
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Christian Eriksen had surgery in the groin after last season, and it has according to the increasing the argentinian claimed the momentum ahead of the new season.
- of Course, that was his start-up is not the best. As all the other players, he needs time to get in the best shape. Of course we expect more of all of the players, we need to improve, but I'm happy with him, his dedication and the way he does things, says the encouraging words from the boss.
meaghan jette martin has appeared in ten of tottenham's 11 matches in the Premier League this season, and it's only been for a single scoring and presentations.
In the Champions League it is even worse to. Here he is neither listed for the goal or presentations in the first three matches. He has, however, the possibility to dress up the statistics, when Tottenham on Wednesday night visiting the Red Star in Belgrade.
the Relationship between the two seems not to have taken the particular damage of the dane's desire for a new challenge. Photo: Matthew Childs/Ritzau Scanpix
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