Inter Milan legend Beppe Bergomi has expressed his frustration with the transfer of Christian Eriksen, declaring he would have preferred to see the club sign with Harry Kane or Heung-min Son instead.
The 56-year-old former defender, who spent his entire career with Inter, has watched as the Denmark international has struggled following his £17 million move from Spurs (BBC Sport) around a year ago.
The star has only managed to score four goals and make three assists in 33 games so far, and the player himself has acknowledged the difficult transition.
He even recently appeared to open the door to a potential exit from the club.
Bergomi has now offered his take on the situation, stating he was never behind the transfer when it happened.
He told TMW: “I have never been an admirer of Eriksen: watching Tottenham I would have immediately taken Kane or Son, while on others I would have struggled more.
“There was a market opportunity that however ended up putting the manager in difficulty. An opportunity that also came to cost on the whole: Eriksen has important qualities, I say that he did not come in a favourable situation.
BGA’s View – Spurs seemingly sold at the right time
At various points, Spurs really wanted Eriksen to sign a new deal with the club, but seeing his form now will surely suggest the club ultimately made the right decision to sell.
The move just hasn’t worked out for Eriksen, and it remains to be seen if he can instigate a turnaround or it’ll be decided it’s best for him to move on already.
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