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Denmark boss Hjulmand: Eriksen told his teammates 'I think you are feeling worse than I am'

Denmark boss Kasper Hjulmand revealed on Sunday Christian Eriksen spoke to the players via video call after Saturday's on-field collapse.

Eriksen is in a stable condition in hospital after collapsing on the pitch shortly before half-time of Denmark's opening Euro 2020 group game against Finland in Copenhagen on Saturday.

After it was confirmed the former Tottenham midfielder was stable, the game resumed, with Denmark losing 1-0.

Hjulmand said: "Christian was concerned about us and his family. He said, 'I don't remember much, I'm more concerned about how you guys are doing. I think you are feeling worse than I am. I feel as if I'm about to go training now, boys'.

"That's typical Christian. He's a hell of a player, but what a person he is as well.

"He would like us to play. It was good to see him smile and we will try to get ourselves together and play for Christian.

"We will try to establish normality as much as possible. Maybe, for some, the time is too short to play football again, but maybe we can use it as a force to get together."

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