The Danish midfielder highlighted his world-class quality after being brought on for Anthony Martial with just over 20 minutes to go by new boss Erik ten Hag. This was Eriksen’s first public appearance for the Reds after he featured in a behind-closed-doors match in the week.
A sea of United supporters had already shown their excitement for Eriksen at the Ullevaal Stadion in Oslo. The 30-year-old midfielder received a rapturous outpouring of love during his warm-up along the touchline, with fans chanting his name as he prepared to enter the fray.
Eriksen’s class shone immediately, as the playmaker strolled into possession and began to dictate the pace of United’s build-up in midfield.