Christian Eriksen’s admission that he is considering leaving Tottenham prompted a mixed reaction among the club’s supporters, but few players have been more important to their evolution under Mauricio Pochettino. The statistics underline just how big a miss he would be.
Christian Eriksen threw his arms up in frustration and bowed his head towards the turf. The Dane had just watched Divock Origi’s low drive hit the bottom corner at the Wanda Metropolitano, doubling Liverpool’s lead in the Champions League final and all but ending Tottenham’s challenge.
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It was a brutal end to a bitterly disappointing evening for Spurs, and last week it emerged that it might also prove to be Eriksen’s final appearance for the club. “I feel that I am a place in my career where I might want to try something new,” he told Danish publication Ekstrabladet.