Bryan Gil insists he will be able to adapt to the demands of the Premier League despite his struggles during the early stages of his Tottenham career.
Gil, 21, joined Spurs last summer from Sevilla but returned to his native Spain after just six months by agreeing a loan move to Valencia in January.
After tallying just 30 minutes across four league appearances under Antonio Conte (Transfermarkt), the winger has shone for the LaLiga club.
Shortly after settling in at Valencia, Gil admitted he was not yet ready for the physical nature of the English top-flight and had begun to implement changes to his lifestyle to prepare him adequately (AS).
And he has now hinted that he is even more determined to make a career at Tottenham and is confident he will get used to the challenges of English football.
Gil told Marca: “It’s hard because it’s the first time you go out to live in another country, with another language.
“The pace in England is a bit higher, it takes a bit more physicality and it’s hard, but I think I’ll get used to it.”
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You could see that Gil was far from ready to take on Premier League football but it is positive that he has acknowledged that himself.
While he may have some way to go to get to that level of competitiveness, he has plenty of time on his side to do that which is good for him.
The next thing is whether Spurs have the patience to let him develop which will be needed in this situation.
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