The Parisian was pleased to report a welcoming atmosphere within the Liverpool dressing room and explained his chosen methods of communicating with teammates.
"There is a superb ambience at this club," Sakho told liverpoolfc.com. "We have a young, technical group who have got ideas and experience. Steven Gerrard is there. They are all very friendly and nice guys.
"I arrived in a dressing room where there are already some characters and big players, the older players and more long-term players with a lot of experience.
"I tend to leave them to lead verbally in the dressing room, especially as I don't really have the language yet.
"But on the pitch I'm there to talk, it's part of my job - as a central defender you have to talk. On the pitch, I am a natural character, shouting and giving directions, chatting with the other players."
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