Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg has been given a perfect score by the Danish press for his performance against France on Sunday.

Hojbjerg is a player who tends to divide opinion among the Tottenham fan base, which was evident by the reaction on social media when Real Madrid were credited with an interest in the midfielder during the summer. 

However, the Dane’s performances have generally been on an upward trajectory over the calendar year, particularly since he has been partnered with Rodrigo Bentancur following the Uruguayan’s arrival in January.

Antonio Conte spoke in glowing terms about the 27-year-old last month, insisting that he remains ‘a really really important player’ for Spurs (Football.London).

The former Southampton man has been nominated for the Premier League Player of the Month award for September on the back of his recent performances.

It looks like Hojbjerg has taken his club form into the international scene, with the Danish publication BT raving about the Spurs star’s display during Denmark’s 2-0 win over France on Sunday.

The publication gave the midfielder a rating of 6/6 and wrote about his performance: “The general has French ancestry, but a Danish heart. Red and white are pumping and pumping on that track. 

“Any boss would love to have a worker like Pierre-Emile Højbjerg on the team. With that effort, he could have built all the World Cup stadiums in Qatar in record time.”

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Some Spurs fans tend to focus on the things Hojbjerg does not possess rather than on the myriad of qualities which he brings to the side. 

There is no doubt that he is one of the leaders for Tottenham, and I would argue that it takes a player with the Dane’s engine, quality and tactical understanding to play in Conte’s two-man midfield.

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