Rukavytsya happy with first weeks at FC Twente

Nikita Rukavytsya is happy with his first weeks at FC Twente.

Nikita Rukavytsya is happy with his first weeks at FC Twente.

The young striker said: “Twente is a great club, they have made me welcome and it has been quite easy to settle in. At training I feel comfortable, and not out of place at all.

“The gap is pretty obvious … it’s not massive but there’s a big difference. You see it in training and you see it in matches, with the sheer quality of players and the intensity you need to survive here.

“Holland is one of the best places in the world for the development of young players,” he said. “We have seven coaches at training, you work on individual things. It’s unbelievable here. There probably isn’t any other country you will get that level of attention to detail. Plus they push young players on fast here - which means you get a chance to show what you can do quite early in your career, if they think you are up to it.”

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