Date:5th April 2022 at 1:00pm
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Brentford pulled off one of the biggest results in the history of the club on Saturday, as they thrashed West London rivals Chelsea 4-1 at Stamford Bridge. 

Few would have predicted the result, especially when the two sides played out a goalless first half, but the Bees reacted to the hosts going ahead and stunned the world champions.

Antonio Rudiger had put the Blues ahead with a stunning long range strike minutes after the restart, but Thomas Frank’s side left Stamford Bridge shocked as they scored three goals in ten minutes, before adding a fourth late on.

Christian Eriksen was arguably the Bees’ standout performer at the Bridge, and he was rewarded for his fine performance by scoring his first goal in Brentford colours.

Now, however, it appears that the Dane’s impressive performances have caught the attention of other Premier League clubs.

The midfielder, who last week returned to the Danish national side for the first time since suffering a cardiac arrest at Euro 2020, is reportedly being targeted by both Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur, as per The Mail.

Eriksen made a sensational return to English football in January, having been released by former club Inter Milan due to Serie A stipulations regarding the defibrillator fitted in his chest.

Eriksen netted his first goal for Brentford in their thrashing of Chelsea on Saturday

He has impressed since signing for Brentford, and it appears that both United and Spurs have expressed an interest in signing the 30-year-old when his six-month contract expires in the summer.

The report suggests that both clubs will move for the player, with United keen to add midfield reinforcements due to the uncertainty surrounding Paul Pogba’s Old Trafford future.

Spurs, meanwhile, are keen on securing a deal that would see the player return to North London, however his current boss Thomas Frank is desperate for him to sign an extension with Brentford.

“I’m just very pleased he’s playing with us,” Frank told reporters.

“It’s no secret that I want him to continue next season.”

Both Spurs and United are convinced that the midfielder has returned to his best, having impressed for the Bees and also netted twice in two matches while on international duty with Denmark recently.

 
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