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Eriksen examines Premier League & Serie A differences

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Christan Eriksen has not yet fully managed to adapt to Italian football, but that does not prevent him from relishing his new environment.

Christian Eriksen signed a four-and-a-half-year deal with Inter Milan to complete his move in January this year.

Before joining the Serie A side, Eriksen spent seven years playing in the Premier League with Tottenham. It was during that time that he established himself as one of the most creative players.

Unfortunately, he wasn’t able to get his hands on any major silverware throughout his stay in England top-flight. This prompted him to start searching for pastures new, leading him to unite join forces with Inter.

Drawing up the differences in playing styles of Premier League and Serie A, the Danish midfielder says the former has a straightforward approach while the latter involves demands more control in different aspects of the match.

“Premier League football is certainly more direct. You’re constantly running up and down the pitch,” Eriksen said, according to Football Italia.

“In Italy, meanwhile, more attention is paid to winning the ball back and managing certain moments of the match.

“I’ve had to deal with being man-marked at times. It’s a different kind of game from what I’m used to, but it’s enjoyable and I like it.”