Sigurdsson delighted to score on Tottenham debut

Gylfi Sigurdsson was delighted to score on his Tottenham debut. The Icelander struck in the friendly win over Stevenage.

Gylfi Sigurdsson was delighted to score on his Tottenham debut.

The Icelander struck in the friendly win over Stevenage.

"It was very nice to get a goal but I think the most important thing is getting used to playing football again," explained Sigurdsson.

"It’s always nice to score - it probably would have been better to score in the Premier League - but it was good to get my first goal of the season and it will give me confidence for the next couple of weeks.

"I’m off the mark, but in a friendly it doesn’t really matter. There’s no point scoring in the friendlies if you don’t score in the league, so as long as I’m getting close to full fitness, and getting fitter and stronger every week, that’s the most important thing.

"The manager [Andre Villas-Boas] has kept me calm, he’s just said to keep my head down and train hard and if I do that for the next three or four weeks then I will take how I played last year into the new season.

"It’s nice to have pressure. It keeps you going and keeps you working hard but if you think too much about it then it could get into your head, and you play your best football when you’re enjoying yourself and if you’re relaxed - so that’s what I’ll try to do.

"Hopefully I can continue how I played for Swansea for Tottenham and do well for the team, score some goals and set up some goals."

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