Sandro leaving no stone unturned in Spurs preparation

Tottenham signing Sandro is visiting a psychologist to prepare himself for moving to England.

Tottenham signing Sandro is visiting a psychologist to prepare himself for moving to England.

The £14million Internacional star tied up his move to Tottenham last month as Harry Redknapp prepares his squad for next season's Champions League campaign.

"There are lots of players who have moved to Europe but returned immediately as they couldn't adapt to their new countries," he said.

"I know I will suffer and I'm going to have some difficulties when I move to London but I want to be prepared for that moment. I'm going to fight and stay in Europe.

"I don't want to be a six-week wonder and then return home, like many Brazilian and South American players do. I want to make my career there and then return to Brazil - but only after I have achieved all my goals in Europe.

"When I went to Tottenham, the people there treated me really well. I had two translators who helped me all the time and I saw a nice atmosphere in the club. I also saw Heurelho Gomes, who told me 'you can go there, but you can't go there' and I'm now doing some adaptation work with a psychologist.

"I'm nervous as no-one there in London knows me. The people there don't know how I play so I will have to start from zero but that is part of football."

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