Eriksen named in Denmark’s World Cup squad

Manchester United midfielder Christian Eriksen has been named in Denmark’s preliminary squad for the Fifa World Cup in Qatar. Eriksen, 30, collapsed during their Euro 2020 game against Finland last year and had life-saving treatment on the pitch. Denmark have named 21 players of the 26-man squad and will reveal the final five following the last round of European fixtures. They…

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Inter Milan edge Spezia to register second victory this season

Inter Milan brushed off Spezia to make it two wins from two at the start of the Serie A season. Romelu Lukaku, in his first game at San Siro since re-joining on loan from Chelsea, headed the ball back to Lautaro Martinez to rifle in a fantastic opener from outside the box. Lukaku then hit the crossbar with a header…

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Christian Eriksen agrees in principle to join Manchester United

Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen has agreed in principle to sign for Manchester United on a free transfer. The 30-year-old’s short-term contract at Brentford ended last month. It is believed Eriksen could also have returned to Thomas Frank’s side, but the lure of playing for United proved too much. A three-year contract is being prepared for Eriksen, who is still to…

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Manchester United targets free agent Christian Eriksen

Manchester United hope to persuade Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen to join them before the new season. It was thought the 30-year-old would prefer to remain in London after making a successful comeback with Brentford in the second half of last season. The Bees hoped Eriksen would stay on while it was thought Tottenham Hotspur were also keen to re-sign him.…

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Eriksen scores on his Denmark return

Christian Eriksen said he enjoyed the perfect return to international football. The midfielder scored two minutes after coming on for Denmark in their 4-2 friendly defeat by the Netherlands. Eriksen was playing for his country for the first time since his cardiac arrest at Euro 2020 last June. The midfielder, who has since joined Premier League club Brentford, produced a…

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Inter Milan settle for a one-all stalemate with Napoli

Inter Milan maintained their one-point lead over Napoli as Edin Dzeko earned a point for the leaders at Serie A’s second-placed club. There are just two points between Inter and third-placed AC Milan, who could go top by beating Sampdoria on Sunday. Napoli, who have played a game more than Inter, took an early lead when Lorenzo Insigne slotted in…

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Inter Milan beat AS Roma to reach Coppa Italia semis

Edin Dzeko and Alexis Sanchez scored as Inter Milan beat Roma in the Coppa Italia quarter-finals. Dzeko gave Inter a second-minute lead against his old club with a powerful volley from Ivan Perisic’s cross. Nicolo Barella’s long-range strike hit the bar after six minutes as Inter dominated early on at the San Siro. Alexis Sanchez’s 25-yard drive into the top…

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Christian Eriksen joins Brentdford on six-month deal

Brentford have announced the signing of the Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen on a deal until the end of the season. He was a free agent after being released by Internazionale in mid-December because his cardiac device implant means he is suspended from playing in Italy. Eriksen, 29, has not played since suffering a cardiac arrest during Denmark’s Euro 2020 game with Finland on 12…

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Eriksen and Inter Milan mutually parts ways

Inter Milan and Christian Eriksen have agreed to cancel the Denmark midfielder’s contract. Eriksen has not played since he collapsed during his country’s Euro 2020 match against Finland in June. The former Tottenham player had started training again on his own, at a facility arranged by his local club in Denmark. Inter said “a strong and indissoluble bond will remain” between the…

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Inter Milan held by Sampdoria in a two-all draw

Italian champions Inter Milan were held to a draw as Sampdoria twice came from behind to claim a point. Federico Dimarco thumped a free-kick into the top corner. But ex-Southampton defender Maya Yoshida equalised. Lautaro Martinez then delightfully finished off a slick counter-attack for Inter Milan on the stroke of half-time. But Tommaso Augello smashed in a left-footed volley after…

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