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Eriksen wishes he could have control over his career like in Football Manager

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Danish footballer, Christian Eriksen, wants a new challenge away from Tottenham Hotspur but the transfer window closed on Monday and he remains at the club.

Danish footballer Christian Eriksen said in June that he was ready for a new challenge away from Tottenham Hotspur.

But the summer transfer window closed on Monday and he’s still a Spurs player.

“I wish I could decide myself as you can do in the [computer game] Football Manager, but I can’t do that sadly,” he told The Guardian.

“I don’t think it was wrong [to say that it was time for a new challenge]. But this is football and you never know what happens in football. A lot of things play a part.”

“I think that most English clubs would like the window to close at the same time as the other countries,” he said.

“It is a shit situation for a coach when he doesn’t know which players he will have at his disposal. I would have liked to play all the games [from the beginning] but you have to ask my coach [why I didn’t].”

Eriksen commented: “It is not a problem for me to empty my head [and get away from it]. I don’t read a lot of what is written. I have been doing this for many years now and there have been a lot of rumors.”

“A lot has been written, that I have been to Madrid to look for a house and so on, but it really doesn’t disrupt my life at all.”

“The summer holidays were great. We went to Asia. It is always good to travel to the other side of the world,” he said.