Eriksen spoke to Denmark players from hospital bed before Finland clash resumed

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Christian Eriksen has spoken to teammates from his hospital bed after collapsing and needing urgent treatment at Euro 2020.

The former Tottenham man fainted to the floor at around the 40th-minute mark in Denmark's group B clash with Finland.

In some distressing pictures, his teammates rallied around him to give some privacy to Eriksen and the paramedics who peformed emergency CPR at the scene.

After receiving urgent treatment, the Danish ace was taken to hospital where he remains in a stable condition.

It is now being reported that from his bedside the Inter Milan maestro requested that the match be completed despite his absence.

In a tweet by Danish Footy, Danish FA director Peter Møller has confirmed to the DR (Danish Broadcasting corporation) that Christian Eriksen has spoken to the Danish players from the hospital bed.

He is well.

The Denmark star was seen leaving the pitch on a stretcher with it being reported that a paramedic gave a thumbs up after giving treatment.

UEFA have confirmed that Eriksen has been stabilised in hospital and that the match between Denmark and Finland will resume at 7:30pm BST.

The Athletic journalist Raphael Honigstein, has also tweeted out that German broadcaster SportsStudio are reporting that Eriksen asked the players to continue from his hospital bed.

The match will resume with five minutes left of the first half to be played, a five minute interlude and then the second half will commence.

The remaining 50 minutes of Denmark v Finland can be watched on BBC One.

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