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Inter Milan coach Conte explains Eriksen recall for SPAL thrashing

Inter Milan coach Antonio Conte recalled Christian Eriksen to the starting XI for their 4-0 win at SPAL.

Conte says the Dane still needs to settle in.

He explained, “Christian is working, he's trying to get into the mechanisms of the team and of a league that is much more tactical than in England. He's a player with quality, he's trying to improve them, to be more aggressive when in pressing, which is what we are asking of him.

“I'm pleased for him, he has to keep working, just like the others. He is quite a shy lad who is settling into a new reality, a new type of football. He's a really good guy, he didn't arrive with any arrogance, but at the same time he must understand shyness is fine off the field, but he has to adapt and understand certain situations.

“Eriksen creates no problems, he wants to achieve important things with Inter.

“Since the lockdown, we certainly changed the 3-5-2 to play between the lines with Eriksen, so the forwards also changed their movements. It might be a coincidence, but I think we're the only team with 18 different goal-scorers, so we run a few more risks than in the past, but we are more unpredictable and push players forward from the midfield to support the attack."

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