CHRISTIAN ERIKSEN is back in training with one of his former clubs, six months after suffering a cardiac arrest at Euro 2020.
The 29-year-old was suspended from playing for Inter in Serie A by the Italian medical authority because the life-saving device fitted to his heart is not allowed in the league.
Now the former Tottenham man is in training with Danish outfit and one of his former sides Odense Boldklub.A spokesperson for the club told Reuters: “Eriksen reached out to us, and he is now training by himself.
“It’s natural for him since he played here in his youth and lives around the corner. We are very happy to be able to provide training facilities for him.”
The playmaker is targeting a sensational return to the game in 2022, and has stepped up his rehabilitation by training with his former side.
Eriksen played for Odense Boldklub between 2005 and 2008, prior to joining Dutch giants Ajax.He collapsed on the pitch during Denmark’s game against Finland at Euro 2020 in June and subsequently needed life-saving treatment.
Eriksen has been fitted with an ICD (Implantable cardioverter defibrillator) to monitor his heart rhythm – which can also send shocks to the heart if necessary.
Inter are believed to be willing to sell or release Eriksen from his contract in January in order for him to be able continue his caree