Watch: Christian Eriksen’s outrageous skill in Tottenham win at Newcastle


Christian Eriksen proved his class yet again as Tottenham kicked off their Premier League campaign with a 2-0 win at Newcastle United.

Spurs finished second last season but have gone into 2017-18 amid low expectations and having not been helped by Danny Rose’s untimely interview in which he criticised the club’s transfer business.

But Mauricio Pochettino’s men got their season underway in the perfect manner by collecting all three points at St James’ Park.

After a goalless first half, Spurs were undoubtedly helped by Jonjo Shelvey seeing red for newly-promoted Newcastle following a stamp on Dele Alli.

Alli then put Tottenham ahead before Ben Davies doubled the visitors’ lead to secure the victory.

Our favourite moment, however, came in Eriksen’s ludicrous flick late on. What a player.

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