The Nerazzurri have given an update on the condition of the Danish midfielder as he reveals the next steps he will take in his recovery
Christian Eriksen visited Inter’s training facility for the first time since his collapse at Euro 2020 while the midfielder’s wait to resume his career continues.
Eriksen had a health anxiety that sent shock waves across the football world during Denmark’s first group stage match against Finland during the European Championships.
The 29-year-old had to be revived after he stopped breathing on the field and was subsequently admitted to hospital for tests, with doctors later confirming he had cardiac arrest.
What was said?
Eriksen was discharged from hospital after six days under observation, but had to watch from the sidelines as his team-mates advanced to Denmark until the semi-finals of the Euro, and it is not yet known whether he will play. competitive again.
However, Inter have confirmed that the playmaker has made his long-awaited return to the club on Wednesday, while giving an update on his condition and the next phase in his recovery.
“This morning Christian Eriksen paid a visit to the Suning Training Center in Appiano Gentile,” reads a statement on the Nerazzurri’s Official Website read.
“The Danish midfielder has met the club directors, the coach, teammates and all the staff. Eriksen is doing well and is in excellent physical and mental condition.
“He will now follow the recovery program presented by Danish doctors in Copenhagen, which will also coordinate the clinical follow-up. The medical staff of Inter will of course be kept informed throughout the process.”
Will Eriksen play for Inter again?
Eriksen was equipped with an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) before being sent home from the hospital, designed to regulate further disorders in his heartbeat.
Former Ajax teammate Daley Blind of the Inter star was able to resume his career with the help of the device, but current Serie A rules prohibit its use in Italian top flight.
A member of the Italian FA’s technical scientific committee, Francesco Braconaro, said of the steps Eriksen would have to take to return to Inter: “Christian Eriksen cannot be clear to play in Italy. As the player remove the defibrillator, therefore the confirmation of the pathology can be resolved, then he can return to play for Inter. “