Everton Striker Sandro Ramirez Reveals Biggest Differences Between Football in Spain & England

Wednesday August 9th, 2017

Everton striker Sandro Ramirez has revealed what he thinks are the biggest differences between football in Spain and England.

The 22-year-old joined the Toffees from La Liga side Malaga earlier this summer and has so far impressed in pre-season.

Sandro has admitted that there are significant challenges to overcome with the change of playing in the Premier League, but the powerful forward has backed himself to "adjust perfectly".

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“I think I will adjust quickly," he told Everton's official website. "It is a different game here – in Spain teams have the ball a bit more, at a lower tempo, and it is a bit more tactical.

“Here it is more physical, there is more intensity. But I think my characteristics will adjust perfectly for the Premier League and, as I say, with help from the technical staff and my team-mates, the league is perfect for me.”

He added: “I have come with high expectations but also willing to work very, very hard and, so far, it has been good.

“I have had a lot of support from team-mates, from Ronald Koeman and the technical staff but I know, coming from a different league, it is hard to adapt. But I came with a very, very open mind and willing to work very, very hard."


Sandro, who gave his side a first minute lead against Sevilla last weekend, also expressed his hope of getting off the mark in the Premier League as quickly as possible.

“Every game is different but as a striker you live for goals, so to score your first is the most important thing and I hope that this is the first of many,” he said. “I have very, very high expectations of myself but I do not want to put a number on my targets, because if I do not make it then it would be a failure.

“But I am very young and willing to work very, very hard, and my main goal is to help the team and then score as many goals as possible.”

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