Eriksen returns to training 173 days after suffering cardiac arrest

  • The Danish player touched the ball and did light intensity exercises alone at the Odense facilities, the club where he trained

Christian Eriksen has returned to training almost six months after suffering a cardiac arrest in the match of the Eurocup that faced Denmark and Finland. The Danish has done it in the sports city of the Odense, team of the Danish Super League, in which he trained as a football player and in which he played three seasons before leaving for Ajax. During training you have performed cardiovascular exercises and he has exercised with the ball.

A spokesman for the Danish club assured that “Eriksen came to speak with us and now he is training alone. It’s normal for him, as he played here in his youth and lives around the corner. We are very happy to be able to provide him with training facilities. ”

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The future of the midfielder is, today, a unknown. Although his return to the Inter de Milan, Eriksen was implanted with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator which prevents him from playing in Serie A by law. The Norwegian still has a current contract with his team and according to several Italian media, at the end of the year he could undergo studies to determine if he can return to active football practice.

In the hypothetical case that he is not allowed to play in the Italian league he can play, there is an agreement by which he could terminate his contract and go to another league where the use of the defibrillator is allowed, such as the Dutch one. In recent weeks all kinds of rumors have been unleashed that point to a possible return of the Dane to the Ajax. However, everything is in the hands of the doctors, who after studying the situation will make the decision in the coming weeks.

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