Christian Eriksen dropped a strong hint to Antonio Conte that he is not happy sitting on the bench at Inter Milan.
The Dane left Tottenham Hotspur in January for a fee of around £16.9million after having less than six months to run on his contract in North London and was at risk of leaving as a free agent in the summer.
Eriksen penned a four-year contract with the Serie A giants and was greeted by Inter fans at the Humanitas clinic in Rozzano following his arrival in Italy (Sky Sports).
The 28-year-old has been restricted to just one start so far this season and was left on the bench for the Serie A clash against Lazio prior to the international break (transfermarkt).
Eriksen spoke openly about his desire to play regular first team football this season and suggested that his patience could be tasted should his lack of game time continue.
During his time in North London, he made 305 appearances, scoring 69 goals and providing 89 assists.
‘I don’t want to sit the bench for the whole season,’ Eriksen was quoted by the Daily Mail after speaking at a press conference on Friday.
‘I hope this isn’t the coach’s or the club’s intention. It is going to be a busy season, lot of games in program, I expect to play.
‘It’s never nice to sit the bench and one tends to be less patient as his experience grows.’
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