The Norway defender told fulhamfc.com: "I think it's gone fairly well, it's always a big challenge to come to a new club and a new league - particularly when it's a league as good as this one," Hangeland explained. "There are a few things I have to overcome but overall I think it's gone alright.
"It will take some time to adapt to the speed and physicality fully but everyone has told me to be prepared for the speed of the game and lots of challenges. I've tried to do that as good as I can and hopefully I will improve in the future.
"The main thing for me is that the Team picks up the points, if the other players, the Manager or the fans are pleased with what I do that's good but points for the Team is the overall important thing."