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Tottenham: Lots of fans couldn’t believe what Mauricio Pochettino had to say about Christian Eriksen

Tottenham: Lots of fans couldn’t believe what Mauricio Pochettino had to say about Christian Eriksen

Out of the many sagas engulfing Tottenham this season, Christian Eriksen’s is the one that is seemingly annoying supporters the most, and Mauricio Pochettino hasn’t made things any easier.

Speaking to the press ahead of tonight’s Champions League clash in Serbia against Red Star Belgrade (per Dan Kilpatrick), the Tottenham manager admitted that he is happy with Eriksen’s commitment to the club this season as well as the level of the Danish international’s performance.

It was an interesting comment from the Argentine manager, as stats from Transfermarkt show that Eriksen has been somewhat underwhelming this season with the midfielder only managing one goal and one assist in all competitions this campaign, which is why Tottenham supporters on social media were confused by Pochettino’s comments.

Here’s what the majority of Tottenham fans had to say about Pochettino’s surprise praise of Eriksen, with many supporters confused as to why the Argentine had chosen to back his underperforming playmaker…

Tottenham fans, what do you think will happen to Eriksen come the end of the season? Let us know!

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