The Spain international was delighted with his debut, and says the Premier League is living up to the praise bestowed on it by some of his friends.
“It’s a great league and it’s a different challenge. There’s a great passion for football here and it’s a wonderful place to play your football.
“My initial impressions are really good and I’m really happy to be here. Hopefully we can have a great season this year and with any luck I’ll be able to help the team achieve great things.”