Denmark’s Eriksen leaves Inter Milan ‘by mutual consent’

Denmark’s Eriksen leaves Inter Milan ‘by mutual consent’

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ROME: Christian Eriksen has terminated his contract with Inter Milan by mutual consent six months after suffering a heart incident whilst playing for Denmark at the European Championships.

Denmark’s Eriksen leaves Inter Milan ‘by mutual consent’

Christian Eriksen has left Inter Milan – Ritzau Scanpix/AFP/File

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ROME: Christian Eriksen has terminated his contract with Inter Milan by mutual consent six months after suffering a heart incident whilst playing for Denmark at the European Championships.

The 29-year-old has been fitted with a pacemaker, ruling him out of playing in Italian football, but leaving the door open in other championships.

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“Inter and Christian Eriksen have decided to terminate the current contract by mutual consent, as he’s officially not allowed to play in Serie A with defibrillator,” the Italian club said.

Eriksen will now be free to consider his options with other potential clubs, and has recently been in training with his boyhood club Odense.

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The former Tottenham man suffered a cardiac arrest in Denmark’s opening game at Euro 2020 against Finland in Copenhagen on June 12 and had to be resuscitated on the pitch.

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Televised live to a stunned nation, Denmark then rode a wave of emotion at the tournament, making it to the semi-finals.

The Inter Milan playmaker spent several days in hospital and had a pacemaker implanted to regulate his heartbeat, which would rule him out of even going to a gym in Italy.

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