Tottenham’s Christian Eriksen heaps praise on former coach and Arsenal legend Dennis Bergkamp ahead of north London derby
Tottenham’s Christian Eriksen has credited former Arsenal striker Dennis Bergkamp with playing a major role in developing his creative talents.
Spurs face the Gunners in the north London derby on Saturday and┬ávictory for Mauricio Pochettino’s side would pull them seven points clear of their fiercest rivals.
Eriksen is likely to be key at the Emirates Stadium given he has arguably been Tottenham’s most consistent performer this season behind the sensational Harry Kane.
The Dane joined from Ajax in 2013 and it was at the Dutch club where he says he learned from the attacking genius of Bergkamp. Bergkamp scored 87 league goals for Arsenal between 1995 and 2006.
“In my first year at Ajax we had some sessions with Dennis Bergkamp and Wim Jonk,” Eriksen told Sky Sports.
“We did this passing drill with a str...
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