Thomas Frank

Brentford will be on ‘max power’ against Leeds, Thomas Frank insists

Thomas Frank has warned relegation-threatened Leeds United his Brentford side will go full throttle for victory on Sunday.The Dane has no intention of easing up for the season’s final game despite the Bees having long since guaranteed their Premier League status.That could be bad news for Leeds, who head to the Brentford Community Stadium in the bottom three and needing to better Burnley’s result against Newcastle to avoid the drop.“The players train very hard, and I can’t see them taking their foot off the gas and not going max power on Sunday,” said Frank.“There can be that little bit of...
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Thomas Frank optimistic Brentford can keep Christian Eriksen

Thomas Frank is hopeful Christian Eriksen will agree to extend his stay at Brentford.The former Tottenham playmaker has been impressive since joining the Bees on a short-term deal in January.Eriksen had been looking for a club to restart his career after suffering a cardiac arrest while representing Denmark at Euro 2020.The 30-year-old’s form since means he is unlikely to be short of potential suitors but, after securing Brentford’s place in the Premier League for another year, manager Frank feels optimistic.The Dane said at a press conference: “I would love to say 100 per cent, but I am convinced there is...

Thomas Frank holds out for Christian Eriksen Brentford commitment

Brentford manager Thomas Frank remains optimistic that he will be able to persuade Christian Eriksen to extend his time at the club. Prior to his return to professional football, the jury was out as to the level Christian Eriksen would be able to operate at after suffering a cardiac arrest at last summer’s Euro 2020.

Christian Eriksen and Thomas Frank visit heart screening initiative

Brentford manager Thomas Frank and midfielder Christian Eriksen visited a heart screening in Gunnersbury Park on Saturday (30 April) organised in memory of the club's former technical director who suffered a cardiac episode in his sleep.Eriksen, who collapsed during a Euro 2020 game after suffering a cardiac arrest, is encouraging people to get their hearts checked regularly."To get clear of something you can avoid, I think it's a very healthy thing to do," Eriksen said.Click here to sign up to our newsletters.

‘We had zero experience’: Thomas Frank hails Brentford’s Premier League debut

Thomas Frank has admitted Brentford strode on to the Premier League stage with “zero experience” of what to expect.Last season’s Sky Bet Championship play-off winners returned to the top flight after an absence of 74 years but from the moment they launched their campaign with a 2-0 victory over Arsenal, they have more than made a fist of life among English football’s aristocrats.They will head into Monday night’s clash with Manchester United at Old Trafford with 40 points already banked and all but mathematically safe and given where they started from, that represents a significant achievement in Frank’s book.The Dane...