By Ben Dinnery

6th Nov, 2021 | 10:00am

Medical expert: Eriksen could make 'iconic' Tottenham return after insider claim

Christian Eriksen could make a sensational return to Tottenham if he passes the Premier League’s medical assessments.

So says injury expert Ben Dinnery, who runs the Premier Injuries site and has a background in medicine and data analysis.

The football world juddered to a halt on 12 June when Eriksen collapsed while playing for Denmark at Euro 2020.

It was later revealed that the 29-year-old playmaker, who played for Spurs between 2013 and 2020, had gone into cardiac arrest.

Spurs insider John Wenham told this site on 2 November that he would love to see Eriksen back in N17.

The Inter Milan star has, as per The Telegraph on 29 October, been told that he will be unable to play in Serie A but that the Premier League is a possibility.

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New Spurs boss Antonio Conte brought Eriksen, whose contract expires in 2024, to the San Siro almost two years ago.

Dinnery explains that, while it is conceivable that the Dane could return to Tottenham, the thought of him doing so makes him “uneasy”

He told Football Insider correspondent Adam Williams: “Ultimately, we don’t know what caused that cardiac arrest.

“Something interrupted the electrical pulse in his heart and caused it to stop beating.

“There are a number of influencing factors that could come together for that to happen. But that might be something we’re never privy to.

“We know the resuscitation was very quick. The Danish team doctor confirmed it was one shock and then he was back.

“There is a precedent with Daley Blind, who is playing for Ajax with an ICD fitted.

“Serie A isn’t an option at this point but the Premier League are willing to carry out that medical assessment.

“If he goes through that process and they deem him fit, you have to be guided by those experts.

“However, I know it’s his livelihood, but how would his family and friends feel about him returning to play?

“It would be an iconic moment if he did come back, but if something was to happen to him… It’s a very, very difficult situation.”

In other news, pundit predicts Conte could axe Harry Kane from Tottenham XI after training ground reveal.