SHOWCASE-Soccer-Eriksen hails Bergkamp influence in formative years
Contributed by NAMPA / Reuters.
Nov 15 (Reuters) - In-form Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Christian Eriksen has credited Arsenal great Dennis Bergkamp for playing a significant role in the Dane's creative development as a youth.
Eriksen, who helped Denmark seal qualification for the 2018 World Cup with a hat-trick in Tuesday's 5-1 playoff win over Ireland, played under Bergkamp at Dutch side Ajax's youth team before working his way up to the senior ranks in 2010.
The 25-year-old praised Bergkamp, who spent 11 years at Arsenal, f ...