Sandro has revealed that he is willing to start from scratch as he prepares for life at Tottenham.
The 21-year-old defensive midfielder helped Internacional to win the Libertadores Cup this week and is to be unveiled on Wednesday by Spurs.
Sandro comes with a big reputation in Brazil and a reported 7.0 million euros transfer fee. Spurs fans know that he will need time to settle as he adapts to life in London and will be hoping that he can replicate some of the displays which have seen him become a Brazilian international.
“It’s a new life. I know they have their players there, whom the club respects. I’ll be arriving there as a national team player too, and a Libertadores champion, but I know I’ll have to start from zero,” Sandro told Brazilian media.
“I’ve never played there (in England), the fans don’t know me. I like that, that kind of challenge. It’s going to be tough for me but I feel prepared.”
“I’m unbelievably happy. From the beginning of the year, when my move was being discussed, I knew I’d be a champion. I had that in my head,” he added.
“I’ll always have a bit of Inter with me,” he said as he prepared to link up with Brazil goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes at Spurs.
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