Cassano likens Eriksen to Pirlo

Tue 02 February 2021 | 11:37

Former Italy striker Antonio Cassano backs Christian Eriksen and believes Danish midfielder can be a new Andrea Pirlo for Antonio Conte at Inter.


has offered excellent performance in games recently for


and, ahead of the match against


in Coppa Italia,


parallels the situation when


played for Conte in Bianconeri.

“We are talking about a great champion,”

Cassano said.

“He just needed confidence. It’s not that he learned how to play football today.

“Conte is changing his mind, I hope he can give him continuity to gain confidence.

“Eriksen is a less strong [Luka] Modric, but the Croatian wouldn’t play for Conte, since he doesn’t defend.

“I always remember Pirlo. Conte’s idea of Juventus wasn’t with Pirlo. Conte then found Pirlo, with some pushes from old and current senators. He invented the 3-5-2 and won everything.”

source: SportMob

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