Tottenham midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg has revealed he spoke to fellow Dane Christian Eriksen to get an thought about life beneath new supervisor Antonio Conte.
It was Conte who introduced Eriksen to Inter in January 2020, however the midfielder did not all the time discover minutes straightforward to return by. He began simply eight video games in his first six months, adopted by an extra 17 within the title-winning 2020/21 marketing campaign.
With these experiences in thoughts, Hojbjerg revealed he has spoken with Eriksen and one other of Conte’s former gamers, Chelsea centre-back Andreas Christensen, to gauge what life beneath the Italian is absolutely like.
“Clearly I knew him, like the remainder of the world, however not personally,” he advised TV3. “I talked about him with Christian Eriksen, who had him at Inter, and with Andreas Christensen, who crossed paths with him at Chelsea.
“Now with Conte the second seems to be constructive, as a result of he has a direct and clear method, on and off the pitch. As a participant that’s motivating.”
Hojbjerg is just not the one Spurs participant to have accomplished slightly private analysis about Conte as left-back Sergio Reguilon confessed to utilizing his personal connections to get slightly head-start.
“I’ve to see many movies with the workers to do what they need on the pitch,” he advised the Evening Standard. “I’m having fun with the place so much as a result of I can assault extra however I’ve to run double!
“I’ve watched plenty of movies of Chelsea and Inter, and I’ve a pal at Inter, Achraf Hakimi, who I spoke to concerning the gaffer. He advised me I’ll enhance so much beneath him and I need to try this as quickly as doable. He mentioned I must work actually, actually onerous however I’ll enhance so much. In a single week, I can already see that.”
The pair each began Conte’s first Premier League sport, lining up in a 3-4-3 setup as Spurs have been held to a goalless draw with Everton.