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Gomes now feels at home with Tottenham

Heurelho Gomes admits he's now feeling well settled at Tottenham.

The Brazilian goalkeeper admits he had his problems when he first arrived from PSV Eindhoven.

"When I arrived, everybody was talking as if it was just my problem but it wasn't," Gomes told the London Evening Standard.

"The team were not doing so well. I wanted to keep playing, even though I was injured, because I thought I needed to prove something, given Tottenham paid so much for me.

"I never felt it was the wrong decision to come. I was very comfortable at PSV, winning all the titles, all the fans perceived me as a hero. But I wanted new challenges, to show my style.

"I kept working hard, that is my style. Now I've adapted, I'm feeling at home and I have no more problems."

Gomes says the support and patience of manager Harry Redknapp was crucial in helping him settle into life at White Hart Lane.

He added: "Harry told me, 'Don't worry. Just continue to work hard as you do. We are not going to put a time limit for you to improve or overcome these initial problems. I know you're a quality player and you're going to get it right.'"

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