Manchester United: Christian Eriksen reveals why he picked No.14 shirt | Football


Christian Eriksen moved to Previous Trafford in the summertime as a free agent (Image: Getty)

Christian Eriksen has named who he thinks is one of the best midfielder at Manchester United and has defined why he took the No.14 shirt.

The Denmark worldwide midfielder moved to Previous Trafford in the summertime as a free agent after being signed by Erik ten Hag.

Eriksen has registered six assists and a purpose throughout his opening 20 video games for United, who’re fifth within the Premier League with the season now on pause.

The 30-year-old former Tottenham man is at the moment out in Qatar for the World Cup with the Danes to face Australia of their remaining Group D match as they appear to succeed in the final 16 after failing to register victory of their opening two video games.

Quizzed about why he selected the No.14 shirt at United, Eriksen instructed the membership’s official web site: ‘I didn’t choose it, my son picked it!

‘We had just a few choices, just a few numbers and I wrote him a listing of the numbers accessible, and he picked quantity 14.’

Requested about one of the best midfielder at United, Eriksen added: ‘It’s very totally different, each participant has a special fashion, everybody has totally different skills.

‘At Man United, I might in all probability need to say Casemiro. He’s received about 20 Champions Leagues already, so it needs to be him!’

It isn’t the primary time Eriksen has spoken about his admiration for team-mate Casemiro.

‘I believe you possibly can see within the video games – we like enjoying collectively,’ Eriksen mentioned final month.

‘In fact we’re nonetheless attending to know one and different on and off the pitch, however he’s a pleasant man off the pitch as nicely, and on the pitch I believe soccer data folks know he’s been enjoying video games like this for the final eight years at Actual Madrid.

‘So I’m not shocked he can cope. It’s pretty to play with him.’

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