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Geovanni keeps it cool over Hull's impressive start

Premier League newcomers Hull City are currently third in the league but Brazil international Geovanni is refusing to get carried away. With matches against Chelsea and Manchester United coming up, Geovanni knows it's early days.

"I always think about things game to game. We need to be very careful and not allow ourselves to get carried away by the euphoria because there are very difficult games coming up," he said.

"If we take it step by step, in January we will have time to decide if we are fighting to stay up, the UEFA Cup....now we are taking it step by step."

The 28-year-old insists the reason for Hull's incredible rise to prominence is the unity of the squad.

"From what I have experienced so far, the key has been the dressing room - the atmosphere is sensational," Geovanni told Marca.

"Even though we consider ourselves a very attacking team, on the pitch we are a very balanced side.

"Wherever we go, like when we played against Arsenal at the Emirates, we line up with three strikers.

"We also have a lot of English players and when you need to defend we must all honour the nickname of the club (the Tigers)."

He added: "It's very difficult to achieve what we have done so far in our first season in the Premier League; it has helped us to get rid of a lot of doubts."

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