‘Cut to the studio FFS!’: BBC pundit Ian Wright slams the channel’s coverage of the horrific scenes in Denmark as broadcaster continues to show footage of Christian Eriksen getting urgent treatment from medics after collapsing
The BBC has faced widespread criticism for not cutting away sooner after Christian Eriksen collapsed on the pitch.
While Eriksen’s Denmark team-mates formed a ring around the player while he appeared to be receiving CPR, the BBC continued to broadcast the distressing scene while also showing the player’s wife on the sidelines.
In a statement, Denmark confirmed that Eriksen is conscious and undergoing tests at hospital. ‘Christian Eriksen is AWAKE and is undergoing further examinations at Rigshospitalet.’
Fans on social media have slammed the BBC for their coverage of Christian Eriksen’s collapse
Many questioned why the BBC failed to cut back to the studio sooner than they eventually did
Ian Wright was among those to voice their shock that the broadcaster failed to cut away for so long.
He tweeted: ‘CUT TO THE STUDIO FFS!!!!’
Jermained Beckford added: ‘This needs to cut to the studio now!’
‘Christian Eriksen This is not good for the viewing public just go back to the studio just think of who is watching come on BBC,’ tweeted Frank Bruno.
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