Christian Eriksen returns to Inter Milan for the first time since cardiac arrest

Eriksen averaged 1.9 key assists per game in Serie A last season

Inter Milan have said Christian Eriksen was “in excellent mental and physical shape” after his first visit to his training ground since his cardiac arrest.

Eriksen is continuing his recovery after collapsing during Denmark’s opener at Euro 2020.

The 29-year-old former Tottenham player had a cardiac starting device installed in the days following the match with Finland.

Eriksen met his teammates, staff and Inter directors at the Serie A club’s Suning training center on Wednesday.

The Italian champions said in a statement on their website:external link “Eriksen is doing well and is in excellent physical and mental shape.

“He will now follow the recovery program offered by Danish doctors in Copenhagen, who will also coordinate clinical follow-up.

“Inter’s medical staff will naturally be kept informed and informed throughout the process.”

Referee Anthony Taylor said on Tuesday BBC Sport, he knew instantly after the incident that Eriksen was in trouble.

“The only thing that was close to him was a bouncing ball that hit his knee,” Taylor said.

“I could see his face as he fell. I knew right away that something was wrong with the look of his face and the way he fell to the ground. that worried me the most. “

Eriksen joined Inter from Tottenham in January 2020 and has made 44 Serie A appearances, scoring four goals.

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