Christian Eriksen And Inter Milan Agree To Cancel Contract

Christian Eriksen
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Christian Eriksen and Inter Milan have agreed to cancel the midfielder’s contract.

Former Tottenham Hotspur star, Eriksen hasn’t played since collapsing on the pitch during Denmark’s Euro 2020 match against Finland in June. After receiving life-saving treatment on the pitch, Eriksen later had a implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) device fitted. In simple terms, the device is a kind of pacemaker.

While Eriksen has since begun training again, current regulations mean he cannot play in Serie A unless the device is removed. With this in mind, the Danish midfielder and the club have agreed to terminate his contract.

Inter released the following statement confirming the news.

MILAN – FC Internazionale Milano can confirm that an agreement has been reached to terminate Christian Eriksen’s contract by mutual consent. The club and the entire Nerazzurri family wish Christian all the very best for his future.

Although Inter and Christian are now parting ways, the bond shall never be broken. The good times, the goals, the victories, those Scudetto celebrations with fans outside San Siro – all this will remain forever in Nerazzurri history.

Christian Eriksen signed with Inter in January 2020, putting pen to paper on a four-and-a-half year deal. He went on to make 17 appearances that season before helping the Nerazzurri to the Serie A title a year later.

It is currently unclear as to whether Eriksen will play again, although he can perhaps draw some inspiration from former Manchester United defender Daley Blind. The Dutchman was also fitted with a ICD after being diagnosed with heart muscle inflammation. The 31-year-old has since returned to action, representing Ajax and the Dutch national team.

Christian Eriksen began his professional career with Ajax before moving to Tottenham in 2013 for a fee believed to be around £11 million. He went on to hit 69 goals in 305 appearances before heading to Italy.