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The former Chelsea player and manager was appointed on Jan. 31 on a two-and-a-half-year contract, and will be looking to hit the ground running with the club hovering four points above the relegation zone.
It is unclear whether Eriksen will be available for Brentford's next game, an FA Cup fourth-round tie against Everton at Goodison Park this weekend.
Three-time Premier League champion Frank Lampard is the latest former player to be inducted into the Premier League Hall of Fame.
Chelsea were ninth in the Premier League and not only was Lampard struggling to get the best out of marquee signings that cost nearly $300 million, the team often paid for slipshod defending.
While the Lampard experiment at Chelsea didn’t succeed, it was not a new one. Many prominent clubs across Europe have hired former players as managers. Some of them, like Lampard, have little top-flight managerial experience but are insulated from fan pressure initially because their popularity.