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|ETIENNE CAPOUE EXCLUSIVE!|
Our latest signing Etienne Capoue spoke exclusively to Spurs TV on his arrival from Toulouse.
The French international midfielder spoke about his thoughts on the club, the squad here at Spurs, Hugo Lloris and his targets for next season...
Welcome to Spurs, Etienne - what are your thoughts on joining the club?
Etienne: "First of all thank you, I’m very happy to be here, it’s a big club. I’m very happy."
What do you think about the squad here?
Etienne: "I like the spirit of the club, there are some nice players here, they like a joke, very nice people."
The club is renowned for playing an attacking brand of football - what do you think about that style?
Etienne: "I like the style of the team. I watched Tottenham matches (from France) last season and the team plays in a good style and shows great spirit, I like that."
What about the switch from Toulouse and Ligue 1 to the Premier League?
Etienne: "It’s a big championship and I want to play a lot of games here."
There is of course one player you know very well - our goalkeeper and France captain, Hugo Lloris.
Etienne: "He’s an amazing goalkeeper and a very good guy. It’s important for me that he’s here and he can speak to me every day, that’s perfect for me."
What did Hugo tell you about us?
Etienne: "He told me it’s a very big club with a great spirit and a good project here, the team wants to play for the top four."
What are your targets for the season?
Etienne: "I’d love to play a lot of games in the Premier League and I also look forward to the Europa League."
And then the World Cup Finals with France next summer?
Etienne: "Yes! That’s a good target for me."