“Robinho’s signing has been a huge surprise for me and for the entire squad,” Garrido told setantasports.com. “I know him from my spell with Real Sociedad and he’s a very hard player for defenders to mark.
“He can cause panic in England with all the fouls he draws and the killer passes he can offer to his team-mates.
“To be honest I don’t believe he will struggle to settle into English football. And Elano is a perfect example to follow, as he is proving himself here.