Manchester City's new signing Sergio Aguero can't wait to fulfill his dream of playing in the Barclays Premier League, and reckons he will have no problem settling into English football.
"I asked my agents to do everything they could because [Manchester City] was a good club and I'd always wanted to play in the Premier League," he said.
"It's a good club and it felt right. I'm sure I'm going to enjoy myself here and life will be fine.
"We always hear about the different style of the English game... I think in terms of technique the leagues are similar, maybe the game is more physical in England and there is a greater emphasis on tactics in Spain."
The 23-year-old Argentinian attacker, who is used to La Liga football after playing for Atletico Madrid for five years, has been assessing his chances of success with City, and feels he will be able to attack effectively in the fast paced English game.
"From what I have seen on TV there is a high level of skill here and the football and surfaces are very quick," he added. "Personally I like it when the pitches are quick because when I commit a defender they can lose their footing more easily, and that can only be a good thing.
"It is quite different but I need to wait for my first game, go out and do my best and find out for real what it's like, because playing is not the same as watching it on TV.
"I'll obviously be doing my best to do what the manager asks, and of course he will know how he wants to use me. Once I'm out on the field I will get to know my way round."
The Argentine international was also relishing the thought of playing in the Manchester derby, as the FA Community Shield approaches before the start of the season on August 7.
"I think it's a classico as we say, or a derby game over here. [It's] a game that every fan wants to see, people can't wait for the day of the game to arrive. So of course there has to be a winner but I love the experience of playing in this type of game.
"But at the same time you need to be entirely focused becasue you know it's such an important game. Someone always has to win. All the better if it is us.
Aguero added that he will feel at home in Manchester as he wasn't a fan of hot weather. He also commented on his former La Liga opponents, David Silva and Yaya Toure, who are now fellow Citizens.
He said: "I don't think I'll have too many problems settling into the team. Of course they are great players...but now they are here, in a team which right now is one of the biggest teams in England, I am now lucky to be playing alongside them."