"It is a good sign that the club offered me a long contract," he told origo.hu. "It means that they have faith in me and appreciate what I have done in my career so far.
"I will do my best to repay that trust.
"I'm aware that I am taking a step forward and I know there will be tough competition.
"There are footballers with great tactical knowledge in Serie A and the passing game is very important for midfielders, as they control the game. That is one of my strengths.
"I am hoping to leave Genk after enjoying a great season."