Compared to Paul Scholes, Christian Eriksen Flattered

Manchester United midfielder Christian Eriksen has revealed his opinion regarding the comparison between himself and Paul Scholes. He felt honored to be juxtaposed with a great midfielder like Scholes.

Eriksen has just joined Manchester United this summer. But the midfielder did not take long to show off in the Red Devils squad.

He immediately became a regular starter in Erik Ten Hag's squad. He has very good vision of the game and passing accuracy.

No doubt many MU fans are reminded of the figure of Paul Scholes. They assess Eriksen's passing ability is similar to the legendary Red Devils midfielder.

Check out Eriksen's full comments below.

A Pride

Eriksen was recently asked about his comparison with Scholes. He admitted that he was proud to be juxtaposed with the legend.

He considers the midfielder to be one of the best midfielders in history so he is honored to be compared to him.

"I was very lucky to have played against Paul Scholes. He is a very good player so I am happy to be compared to him," Eriksen told Politicen.

Be yourself

Although happy to be juxtaposed with Scholes, Eriksen insists that he does not want to be the new Scholes.

He said that he just wanted to be himself and he would try to make his own story at Manchester United.

"Once again I say, I feel happy juxtaposed with great players like him. But I want to create history and my own name at this club," he added.

Next Game

Eriksen and Manchester United will return to action in October. Because these two weeks the EPL is on holiday due to the international break.

The Red Devils are waiting for a crucial match. They will face one of the potential champions as well as their neighbors, Manchester City.

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