"It was a good performance, but I have to thank my teammates for helping me to settle in so quickly," said the midfielder.
"I was given a great welcome and they speak slowly so I can understand Italian a little better. It's a wonderful group here."
Gargano is an impressive swoop for the newly promoted club, as he is a pivotal central midfielder who describes himself as part Gennaro Gattuso, part David Pizarro.
"I am accustomed to seeing a lot of the ball in my position. There's a responsibility there, but I have no problem with that. In fact, I enjoy it. I play the ball a great deal and spark new moves."