Roberto Scarpini, the voice of InterTV, discussed the performance of Danish midfielder Christian Eriksen against Sampdoria last night in an interview with Italian broadcaster InterTV after the game.
“He is a player who seems completely different from what he looked like in January. He had to understand the movement and what Conte was asking him. He’s already taken over the rest of the team. He ran more than Brozovic against Napoli, Conte emphasized this with satisfaction.”
Scarpini touched on how the 28-year-old Danish midfielder scored directly from a corner kick against Napoli last weekend.
“This goes beyond the goal, which is always an important thing. It was the first time he scored from a corner kick, I asked him on the plane as we were coming back. He’s a player who knows how to guess the spaces well.”
The former Tottenham midfielder has finally started to adapt to coach Antonio Conte’s tactical system, with the Lecce born coach changing the formation from 3-5-2 to a 3-4-1-2, placing Eriksen behind the attacking partnership of Lautaro Martinez and Romelu Lukaku.
The player bagged an assist for the Nerazzurri earlier tonight in the league clash against Sampdoria, where he impressed in his 78 minutes on the pitch.
Eriksen joined Inter in the January transfer window from Spurs in a deal worth around €20 million, a high figure considering that he only had six months left on his Tottenham deal. Despite that, Conte identified the Dane as a priority and it seems that the duo finally have an understanding.