Of course, United fans are no stranger’s to the Dane’s genius. On many an occasion this term already, Eriksen has appeared to cast a spell on the ball, manipulating proceedings any way he sees fit.
Such is the midfielder’s quality and popularity, Eriksen was named our Player of the Month for September, after blossoming in a deeper midfield role alongside Scott McTominay and, in particular, starring in our 3-1 win over Arsenal.
In our last fixture, a 2-0 away win at Sheriff Tiraspol in the Europa League, the 30-year-old was named Man of the Match after yet another captivating display.
As the Dane prepares to return to Manchester, ahead of the resumption of Premier League action, he will hope to continue his form into Sunday’s highly anticipated Manchester derby at the Etihad Stadium.